Chevrolet, GMC Announce Bi-Fuel Pickup Pricing
| Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra bi-fuel pickups available for order April 19
Chevrolet and GMC extended cab heavy-duty pickup trucks with a bi-fuel option will sell for $11,000 above the suggested base-vehicle price. Fleet and retail customers can place orders for the 2013 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD beginning Thursday (April 19).
The pickups, which run on compressed natural gas (CNG) and gasoline, have a Vortec 6.0L V8 engine that seamlessly transitions between the two fuel systems. A single light-weight Type 3 tank in the bed maximizes available payload and bed space, offering more usable space than competitors.
The Silverado HD and Sierra 2500 HD offer customers fueling flexibility with a combined CNG and gasoline range of more than 650 miles - the longest range available in the bi-fuel truck market.
| Ford F-150 Chosen As Best Light-Duty Pickup Truck By Pickuptrucks.Com And Popular Mechanics Magazine◾The 2013 Ford F-150 beat five competitors, including 2014 model trucks, in head-to-head tests conducted by PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics|
◾F-150 recognized for its leading capability and performance
DEARBORN, Mich., June 17, 2013 – The Ford F-150 has been named winner of the 2013 Light-Duty Challenge by the editors of PickupTrucks.com and Popular Mechanics Magazine.
'In our performance-oriented competitive events, the Ford half-ton was dominating,' says Mark Williams, edit....
| Sierra Trailering Tech Enhances Safety And PerformanceDETROIT – Six in 10 full-size pickup owners use their trucks for trailering, according to General Motors' survey data. Along with class-leading trailing capacities, the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 offers that majority of customers a full suite of trailering technologies that aid everything from acceleration to safety and braking.|
'Trailering is a fundamental capability that customers invest in and depend on when they purchase a truck,' said Tony DiSalle, vice president of GMC Marketin....
| 2014 Sierra Denali Pairs High-Tech Luxury And CapabilityDETROIT – An all-new 2014 Sierra 1500 Denali full-size pickup arrives this fall with an available 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 that will produce an estimated 420 horsepower and 450 lb-ft of torque, the most power and torque of any light duty truck engine.|
Final SAE-rated power and torque numbers will be available later this year. Now entering its third generation, the Sierra Denali is the most luxurious and technologically advanced GMC half-ton pickup.
Sierra's 6.2L V-8 will also be available f....
| Feathers, Sniffers, Probes…Oh My!DETROIT– Amid high-tech robots, miles of conveyers and multiple assembly lines, a number of inconspicuous hand-held 'tools' and their skilled operators are helping General Motors ensure highest levels of vehicle quality before they leave assembly plants.|
Their stature may be small, but their impact to initial and long-term quality is large, as Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC and Buick prepare to launch 27 new or significantly updated cars, trucks and crossovers this year and in 2014. Chevrol....
| Vauxhall returns to motorsport!Factory-entered Astra VXR takes on MSA Hillclimb Leaders Championship|
Luton – It's been nearly four years since Vauxhall withdrew from BTCC, but just to prove that the company still supports British motorsport, it's entered a completely standard Astra VXR in the 2013 MSA Hillclimb Leaders Championship – and it's already turning into a giant-killer.
Driven by motoring journalists David Finlay and Alisdair Suttie, with Simon Hucknall, Vauxhall's PR Manager in reserve, the Astra is run....
| GMC PICKUPS 101: BUSTING MYTHS OF TRUCK AERODYNAMICS• 2014 Sierra gains fuel economy, quietness from time in wind tunnel|
DETROIT – The all-new 2014 Sierra full-size pickup truck spent more development time in a wind tunnel than any GMC pickup before it, resulting in design changes that benefit both fuel efficiency and interior quietness.
To achieve improved airflow, aerodynamic engineers like Diane Bloch examined every millimeter of the truck to find areas of improvement, debunking some popular myths along the way.
| 2014 Sierra'S New 4.3L Tops In Standard V-6 Pickup TorqueWhen the all-new 2014 GMC Sierra full-size pickup arrives this summer, its standard 4.3L EcoTec V-6 it will offer the most torque of any standard V-6 in the segment – 305 lb-ft (413 Nm).|
Buyers will choose from three new, advanced EcoTec3 engines – a 5.3L available at launch, followed by the 4.3L and 6.2L versions available later this year. All are designed specifically for the high trailering and hauling demands unique to truck buyers.
Torque is the turning force that generates off-the-li....
| Gm Leads The Vincentric 2013 Best Fleet Value In America AwardsGeneral Motors won nine Vincentric 2013 Best Fleet Value in America™ awards, the most of any manufacturer. Vincentric recognized 13 GM vehicles, including the Chevrolet Express cargo van, winner of the Best Fleet Value award for six consecutive years.|
GM Best Fleet Value winners:
- Buick Encore – Base four-door utility front-wheel- drive, compact premium crossover
- Buick Enclave – Convenience four-door utility front-wheel-drive, large premium crossover
- Buick LaCrosse – Base four-....
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