GM to build electric Silverado pickup at Factory ZERO

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Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan ( earlier post ). The Chevrolet Silverado electric full-size pickup is designed from the ground up to be an EV, harnessing the Ultium Platform and Silverado’s proven capability. The electric Silverado will offer customers a GM-estimated range of more than 400 miles on a full charge.

Chevrolet Electric Silverado A ZERO Production

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Chevrolet’s Silverado electric pickup will be built at the Factory Zero assembly plant in Detroit-Hamtramck, Michigan, along with GMC’s Hummer EV SUV which will also be produced there, General Motors president Mark Reuss said today.


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Confirmed: 400-mile Chevy Silverado electric pickup will be built alongside GMC Hummer EV

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GM on Tuesday announced that the Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup will be built in an all-electric version at its Hamtramck, Michigan plant. The company has teased the Silverado EV design at several points—most

Here’s what the Hummer EV tells us about the Chevy Silverado EV

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It’s a pretty safe bet that the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado that was confirmed on Tuesday—due by the middle of 2023, with a range of more than 400 miles—will look like a Silverado.

GM to build Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup with 400-mile range at new Factory Zero


GM today announced that it will build a new Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup alongside the new Hummer EV at the new Factory Zero in Michigan. more… The post GM to build Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup with 400-mile range at new Factory Zero appeared first on Electrek.

First-Ever Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup and GMC HUMMER EV SUV to be Built at GM’s Factory ZERO Plant

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DETROIT – General Motors President Mark Reuss today announced Chevrolet will introduce a Silverado electric pickup truck that will be built at the company’s Factory ZERO assembly plant in Detroit and Hamtramck, Michigan.

GM CEO: Chevy Silverado EV will be “a high-volume entry” affordable for fleets

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Although the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado EV will likely be built on the same underpinnings as the GMC Hummer EV, it’s shaping up to be positioned very differently for the market—with an emphasis on affordability.

Chevy Silverado EV and Hummer EV, VW V2X, future for battery swapping: Today’s Car News

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And to see how GM will build a Silverado EV, we need only look at some of the key decisions in the GMC Hummer EV. VW could soon be enabling bidirectional charging technology in its EVs, allowing a scaled-up future for the tech.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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General Motors announced new EPA fuel economy ratings Thursday for its 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel will rate 23 mpg city, 33 highway for two-wheel drive models with a 10-speed automatic transmission, Chevy said. Fuel economy matters in pickups.

Electric Silverado, Nissan Ariya, Biden challenges, Hummer WTF: Today’s Car News

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GM is adding a 400-mile Chevy Silverado pickup to its electric future. The Nissan Ariya is arriving soon and going through final development tuning. And President Biden’s EV-savvy infrastructure plan might have hit a snag. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with new diesel delivers EPA-estimated 33 mpg highway; driver-selectable stop/start

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The 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 with the available, all-new 3.0L With an SAE-certified 277 horsepower and 460 lb-ft (624 N·m) of torque, the Silverado 3.0L turbo-diesel marks Chevrolet’s fourth diesel truck in the available lineup, joining the Colorado, Silverado HD and Silverado Medium Duty. The company draws on deep diesel truck experience from the Silverado HD with the Duramax 6.6L

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Chevrolet Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab now with CNG option

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Chevrolet will expand its compressed natural gas lineup to include the bi-fuel 2016 Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab, allowing drivers to operate the vehicle on CNG or gasoline. The Silverado 3500HD Chassis Cab joins the bi-fuel Silverado 2500HD ( review ) and 3500HD and the dedicated CNG full-size Chevrolet Express and vans. Silverado 3500HD has a proven reputation as the ultimate work truck for fleets, many of whom are looking to reduce emissions and save money at the pump.

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offered with new 4-cylinder turbo with Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation

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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck will be offered with an all-new, technologically advanced 2.7L The next-gen Silverado with the 2.7L Turbo delivers 0-60 mph performance in less than seven seconds and weighs 380 pounds less than the current Silverado with the 4.3L Compared with competitive full-size trucks, the Silverado 2.7L 2019 Silverado RST. The 2019 Silverado goes on sale this fall.

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Chevy Silverado EV price hints, Ford F-150 Lightning, Rivian details, Nissan Leaf range test: Today’s Car News

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GM is targeting affordability for at least some versions of its Chevy Silverado EV. Rivian rolls out towing and cargo details for its R1T electric truck. The Ford F-150 Lightning is official, and due soon. And a Canadian company has big plans to build electric school buses in the U.S.

2020 Chevrolet Silverado diesel tops pickup truck mpg race

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And General Motors just announced record-setting new EPA fuel economy ratings for its new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado light-duty pickup powered by its new 3.0-liter inline-6 turbodiesel. The 2020 Chevy Silverado 1500 diesel is rated at 23 mpg city, 33 highway, and 27 mpg combined for two-wheel drive models with the. Fuel economy in pickups matters.

GM confirms next all-electric pickup truck after Hummer EV and Silverado EV


The third yet-to-be-announced pickup would join the GMC Hummer EV and the electric Chevy Silverado as part of the company’s electric vehicle lineup. The electric Silverado, on the other hand, was confirmed in April.

Chevrolet introduces Dynamic Fuel Management cylinder deactivation on 2019 Silverado; Tula Dynamic Skip Fire

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The all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 will offer updated versions of the proven 5.3L V-8 DFM VVT DI (L84) for Chevrolet Silverado. During an industry-standard test schedule, the 2019 Silverado 2WD with the 5.3L Active Fuel Management also is employed on the Silverado’s standard 4.3L The 2019 Silverado goes on sale this fall. and 6.2L V-8s with Dynamic Fuel Management (DFM), based on Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) technology. Earlier post.)

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Review: Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD with bi-fuel CNG option

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View of the CNG tank in the bed of a Silverado 2500HD with bi-fuel option. Silverado 2500HD engine options. The gas intake to the Silverado’s tank is accessible on the side of the tank—effectively only several inches above the top of the side of the truck bed. Refueling the Silverado at a 3,600 psi pump, indicated by the yellow handle. The 2015 Silverado 2500 HD Crew Cab 4x4 bi-fuel version is equipped with a Vortec 6.0L

Chevrolet adds hydrogen-powered Silverado concept to the mix

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Now the company is doubling down on the strategy with a full-size fuel-cell pickup, the Silverado ZH2, which appeared on the brand's Hydrogen fuel cells may have a place on the battlefield. That's the conclusion that Chevrolet drew when it introduced the fuel-cell powered Colorado ZH2 for military use in 2016. We even had a chance to ride in it.

New hood scoop feeds cool air to 2017 Chevy Silverado HD diesel truck

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The 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD diesel pickup truck is getting a new piece of hardware to help its engine run more efficiently. General Motors towing Chevrolet Silverado HDVersions of the heavy-duty truck equipped with the 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V-8 are now adorned with a functional hood scoop, which feeds cooler air into the engine. This addition—along with other modifications.

2014 Silverado and Sierra pickups leverage high- and ultra-high strength steels for weight reduction

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The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 have strategically replaced traditional steel with lightweight, high-strength steels for improved capability, safety and fuel efficiency. High-strength and ultra-high-strength steels make up two-thirds of the new 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra cab structures, including A-pillars, B-pillars, rocker panels, roof rails and underbody.

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New 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup: planned for all powertrain types

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For the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado pickup unveiling Saturday night, Chevy's executives and engineers stayed ruthlessly on message. Vehicle launches at auto shows include a dance between automakers, which only want certain information revealed, and journalists, who want to put specific news items into a bigger and broader context. The company said. Pickups Detroit Auto Show Chevy powertrains

Chevy unveiling lightweight, performance-oriented Silverado Cheyenne Concept pickup at SEMA

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Chevrolet is unveiling the Chevrolet Silverado Cheyenne concept vehicle today at the SEMA Show. The performance-oriented version of the 2014 Silverado regular cab combines a reduced curb weight with the performance of the new 420 hp (313 kW) 6.2L It’s unavailable in regular-production Silverado regular cab models, giving the Cheyenne a 65-horsepower and 77 lb-ft boost over the production 5.3L

Chevrolet Silverado Electric Pickup Truck Confirmed: 400-Plus Miles Of Range


It will be built at Factory Zero with the GMC Hummer EVs

GM introduces CNG bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups

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Bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado. General Motors is introducing compressed natural gas (CNG) bi-fuel versions of the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500 HD extended cab pickup trucks. The Silverado and Sierra will be available in standard and long box, with either two- or four-wheel drive. Click to enlarge. Fleet and retail consumers can place orders beginning this April. The vehicles feature a CNG-capable Vortec 6.0L

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Verizon Purchases 576 Chevy Silverado Two-Mode Hybrids Pickups

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Verizon has purchased 576 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrids. The 2010 Silverado Hybrid is a full-size, fully-capable, V8-powered two-mode hybrid truck that delivers up to a 40% improvement in city cycle fuel economy. With the two-mode hybrid technology, the Silverado Hybrid provides fuel efficiency with an EPA estimated 21 MPG city and 22 MPG highway, the best fuel economy of any full-size pickup.

Inline-6 turbodiesel in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup to be built in Michigan

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The forthcoming diesel-powered 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will, without a doubt, thump with the Heartbeat of America. During the new truck's launch at the 2018 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, GM product chief Mark Reuss hinted at a future announcement regarding the next-generation truck and the Michigan city of Flint, where it. Manufacturing Diesels Michigan Turbodiesels

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Tesla CTO, 2020 Chevy Silverado diesel mpg, tire energy, cleaning up trucks: Today's Car News

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The new 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 diesel earns record EPA mpg estimate. Tesla CTO JB Straubel has left the building. Sumitomo develops new technology to recapture energy from rolling tires. And the California legislature plans to clean up dirty diesel heavy trucks. All this and more on Green Car Reports. One of Tesla's founding executives, CTO. Today in Car News

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2019 Chevy Silverado will offer new turbo-4 that can run on 2 cylinders

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Chevrolet announced last week that its upcoming 2019 Silverado full-size pickup will offer a new turbo-4 in place of the base V-6 in some models. Like the V-8s in some of GM's large pickups, the new engine will have active cylinder management that cuts two of the four cylinders during light loads. Earlier this year, GM announced that two of its. Trucks

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GM CEO Mary Barra Talks Chevy Silverado EV On Earnings Call


The CEO calls the upcoming all-electric pickup truck "stunning

Chevy Silverado EV confirmed, Hummer EV SUV revealed, EQS preview, Polestar 2 review: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker will be giving its mass-market EVs bidirectional charging starting in 2022? And is there hope for battery swapping after all? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending April 9, 2021.

Zero-Emission 2014 Chevy Silverado Model Now Available

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It doesn't get much attention as a green vehicle, but the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck line is the best-selling vehicle line at General Motors. Now there's a zero-emission version, and it's available today. That means that you can acquire one even before this spring's launch of the all-new models with more efficient V-6 and V-8 gasoline

How Silicon Valley startup boosted MPG in 2019 Chevy Silverado pickup truck

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Sophisticated engine-control algorithms under the hood of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado full-size pickup truck, which make the truck's V-8 engines more efficient, came from work done by a company GM bought in 2012. It looks like GM's investment arm, GM Ventures, has borne some real-world, fuel-saving fruit.

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Chevrolet to offer small number of 2016 Silverados pickups with e-Assist mild-hybrid technology; 13% better city cycle fuel economy

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Chevrolet will offer a small number—initially approximately 500 through California dealers—MY 2016 Silverado pickup trucks equipped with eAssist mild-hybrid technology. Silverado already leads the full-size truck segment in V8 fuel economy. The eAssist system pairs a compact lithium-ion battery pack and electric motor with the Silverado’s 5.3L EPA estimated highway fuel economy for the Silverado eAssist is 24 mpg (9.8

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2019 Chevy Silverado: how a big, thirsty pickup gets more fuel-efficient

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So the launch of the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Saturday night before the Detroit auto show was a big deal for the company. The highest-volume vehicle GM sells in North America is a full-size pickup truck—one that likely also contributes outsize profits from each of its hundreds of thousands of units. Like every other new vehicle produced for. Pickups Power Stroke Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

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No Model 3 recommendation, Chevy Silverado fuel efficiency, and new charging stations: Today's Car News

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The 2019 Chevrolet Silverado will roll out with technology to run the truck's turbo-4 engine on just two cylinders. Consumer Reports did not issue a "recommendation" for Tesla's highly anticipated Model 3 electric sedan. Electrify America plans to expand its fast-charging network to Simon malls. And why are many electric cars still only sold in

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New GM EcoTec3 engine family for 2014 Silverado and Sierra pickups; direct injection, cylinder deactivation and CVVT

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V-6 EcoTec3 AFM VVT DI (LV3) for Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. The newly unveiled 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks will deliver more power, more torque and improved fuel efficiency, partly due to a trio of all-new EcoTec3 engines designed specifically for the needs of full-size truck customers. From January through November 2013, GM has sold 506,088 Silverados and Sierras—22% of all vehicles it sold in that period.). 2014 4.3L

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GMC Hints At Electric Full-Size Electric Pickup


It might be GMC's version of the upcoming all-electric Chevrolet Silverado

Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra Pickups To Get 8-Speed Automatic To Boost MPG

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Future models of the Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickup trucks will One of the factors making higher gas mileage possible across pretty much any vehicle on sale these days is multispeed transmissions. At the dawn of this century, four-speed automatics were the standard; now it''s six speeds--and eight-speed automatics are coming on strong.

3.5L EcoBoost 2011 F-150 bests Silverado and RAM trucks with 5+L V8s in performance test

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The 2011 Ford F-150 EcoBoost won in a head-to-head powertrain performance exercise while towing a 9,000-pound (4,082 kg) trailer against the Chevy Silverado and Dodge RAM with much larger displacement V8 engines during a demonstration staged by Ford near Davis Dam in Arizona. Brand Ford F-150 EcoBoost Chevy Silverado 1500 Ram 1500.

New 6.6L Duramax Turbodiesel for Silverado Offers More Power, Lower Fuel Consumption and Lower Emissions

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V8 Turbo with 2011 Allison 1000 6-Speed Automatic for Silverado HD. GM is introducing a new Duramax 6.6-liter turbodiesel V8 on the Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD and 3500HD launching this summer. helps boosts towing capacity of the Silverado HD trucks to a maximum of 20,000 pounds (9,072 kg), which is best in class. A new feature on Duramax-equipped Silverado models is an exhaust brake system. 2011 Duramax 6.6L

2014 Chevy Silverado Pickup Gas Mileage Rises For Largest V-8 Engine

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The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 (and its 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 twin) with the 6.2-liter V-8 has been rated with significantly better fuel efficiency than last year''s model. Even pickup trucks are getting better gas mileage these days. The EPA ratings are 15 mpg city and 21 mpg highway for rear-wheel-drive models, and 14 mpg city and 20 mpg

Chevy Silverado mpg: Turbo-4 lower than V-8 in gas mileage test

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Until all cars can become electric, it makes sense to support making internal-combustion passenger cars as fuel-efficient as possible. It makes even more sense for popular, thirsty large pickups, where each mpg improvement can save a lot more gallons of gas. Unfortunately, some of the latest attempts as improving fuel economy in big. Fuel Economy

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