|CHEVROLET CAMARO AND COLORADO WIN MOTOR TREND 2016 CAR AND TRUCK OF THE YEAR|
|• Midsize pickup rides new Duramax diesel engine to second consecutive award|
LOS ANGELES – The all-new Gen Six Chevrolet Camaro and the Chevrolet Colorado with its all-new 2.8L Duramax turbo-diesel engine won the 2016 Motor Trend Car and Truck of the Year awards on Monday night.
It is the second consecutive Truck of the Year award for Colorado, the mid-size pickup introduced as a 2015 model.
Motor Trend editors praised the Camaro for its lighter weight, which contributes t...[Read more...]
|CHEVROLET COLORADO DIESEL: AMERICA'S MOST FUEL EFFICIENT PICKUP|
|◾2016 Colorado two-wheel drive model offers EPA-estimated 31 mpg highway
◾Up to 7,700 pounds of trailering when properly equipped
DETROIT – Chevrolet today confirmed that the 2016 Colorado two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel will be the most fuel efficient pickup in America, offering an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated 31 mpg highway fuel economy.
The EPA-estimated highway fuel economy for 2016 Colorado four-wheel drive diesel is 29 mpg.
The EPA has issued a C...[Read more...]|
|GMC CANYON EXPANDS CAPABILITY WITH NEW DURAMAX DIESEL|
|• All-new turbo-diesel powertrain enables unmatched 7,700-lb. trailering capability|
DETROIT – GMC introduced the 2016 Canyon diesel today – featuring an all-new powertrain that expands the Canyon's already class-leading capabilities, including trailering capacity of up to 7,700 pounds (3,492 kg).
The new 2.8L Duramax diesel, SAE-certified at 181 horsepower (135 kW) and 369 lb-ft of torque (500 Nm), is estimated to deliver greater highway fuel economy than the Canyon's segment...[Read more...]
|ALL-NEW FORD TRANSIT: BETTER GAS MILEAGE THAN E-SERIES; BEST-IN-CLASS GAS ENGINE TORQUE, CARGO CAPACITY|
|◾All-new 2015 Ford Transit low- and medium-roof regular-wheelbase wagons with available 3.5-liter EcoBoost® have a 46 percent better EPA-estimated highway fuel economy rating* than Ford E-Series with premium gas engine
◾Proven 3.5-liter EcoBoost offers gas engine torque rating of 400 lb.-ft. – best in class among full-size vans – ideal for those whose work requires extra cargo-hauling capability
◾Transit van offers best-in-class gas engine maximum cargo capacity of 487.3 cubic feet when proper...[Read more...]|
|Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel Delivers Classic Muscle Car Torque|
|Fuel-efficient compact sedan delivers bursts of 'overboost' acceleration on demand
DETROIT – Imagine quick off-the-line acceleration reminiscent of a classic muscle car combined with the efficiency of a fuel-sipping compact sedan. Dream on? Believe it. The all-new 2014 Chevrolet Cruze Clean Turbo Diesel uses a turbocharging feature called 'overboost,' but still gets the best highway fuel economy of any non-hybrid passenger car in America.
Cruze Diesel's turbocharged 2.0L engi...[Read more...]|