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GM 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 gets EPA Fuel Efficiency Ratings
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GM 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 gets EPA Fuel Efficiency Ratings

Oct 4 2013, 10:15am CDT | by

New GM V8 is fuel efficient and powerful

General Motors has announced that the EPA has handed down its fuel efficiency estimates for when the new V-8 engines used under the hood of its full-size pickup trucks. GM reports that the EcoTec3 6...

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GM 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V-8 gets EPA Fuel Efficiency Ratings

Oct 4 2013, 10:15am CDT | by

New GM V8 is fuel efficient and powerful

General Motors has announced that the EPA has handed down its fuel efficiency estimates for when the new V-8 engines used under the hood of its full-size pickup trucks. GM reports that the EcoTec3 6.2L V8 engine the truck has received a fuel efficiency rating of 15 mpg in the city and 21 mpg on the highway. Those ratings are for two wheel drive models.

The four-wheel-drive model is rated at 14 mpg in the city and 20 mpg on highway. Both estimates are an improvement over 2013 models. The engine is rated for 420 hp and 460 foot-pound of torque.

GM maintains that the engine is the most powerful pickup engine with the highest work in a light-duty pickup. GM will also offer a 5.3-liter V8 and a V-6 engine as an option in its 2014 pickups.

 
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GM lawsuit poses danger to future bailouts, Treasury says

Oct 30 2014 4:19pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

The U.S. Treasury says confidential information it received during the GM bailout should stay secret, otherwise at-risk companies needing government help in the f ...
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19 hours ago

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner Wins Chevy Colorado, but #ChevyGuy Wins the Internet

Oct 30 2014 12:48pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Not everyone is cut out for public speaking. People who are good at it make it look easy, but if you’re not a natural, the stress can be debilitating. Now put someone from the latter category on live national TV next to the World Series MVP. Things may not go as originally scripted. Such was the case for Chevy sales and marketing regional zone manager Rikk Wilde, who got the call to present San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner with the cust ...
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Review: 2015 Cadillac ATS Coupe

Oct 30 2014 11:05am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Coupe, Cadillac, GM, Luxury Cadillac has become a very, very different company since the dawn of the new millenium. Its turn-of-the-century lineup, consisting of staid offerings like the Seville, DeVille and Eldorado, represented the Old Cadillac. These cars were plagued with Old GM quality issues and catered to a more elderly audience. Since the company's Art and Science design language arrived, though, we've seen Cadillac f ...
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23 hours ago

Spy Shots: SRX-replacing Cadillac XT5 spied for the very first time

Oct 30 2014 8:36am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Crossover, Cadillac, Luxury Cadillac has got big plans in place to revitalize its lineup, with new sedans, coupes and crossovers. And it all starts with this, the replacement for the SRX. Expected to be called XT5 in line with the brand's new naming scheme, the crossover will be based on a scalable new platform called C1XX - or Chi, for short. In its shorter form, Chi is a ...
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1 day ago

Official: Chevy showcases four concepts at Sao Paul

Oct 29 2014 2:01pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Chevrolet, Misc. Auto Shows, South America Chevrolet has rolled in to Sao Paulo this year with not one, not two, but four new concept cars. Only by concept cars, in this case we mean concept versions of existing production models. Arguably the most exciting among them is the Onix Track Day concept. It's based on the Onix hatchback which GM offers exclusively in Latin America (not to be confused with the Peugeot Onyx concept). This Onix has b ...
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2016 Chevy Volt will not need premium gas

Oct 29 2014 10:43am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Chevrolet, AutoblogGreen Exclusive Buried in the new technical details of the 2016 Chevy Volt released yesterday was a throwaway line about a small but important change that's due to the new 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine. The first-gen Volt has always required premium gas but the new powerplant will be happy burning plain old regular. The Volt's chief engineer, Andrew Farah, told AutoblogGreen ...
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2 days ago

Report: Detroit 3 small cars lay an egg in latest Consumer Reports reliability study

Oct 28 2014 1:35pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey and the results are, in a word, interesting. While we already covered the score-damaging effects of infotainment systems, there's another big angle to the data that's getting some attention - the utterly dismal scores of the Detroit Three's small car offerings. The turboc ...
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2 days ago

Cadillac ATS-V Coupe: This Is It

Oct 28 2014 9:21am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

"It'll kill the BMW M3." That's the totally original sentence that GM's Mark Reuss previously said about the Cadillac ATS-V. Nobody has ever tried to kill the BMW M3 before. No sir. And while we don't yet have full specs, we do have these: The first ever pictures of the ATS-V Coupe. And it has the look to scare the shit out of the M3.Read more... ...
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3 days ago

Next-gen Chevy Volt will get 1.5-liter, four-cylinder engine

Oct 28 2014 7:53am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Hybrid, Chevrolet As General Motors gets ready to unveil the new Chevy Volt at the Detroit Auto Show in January, it's starting to reveal a few more details about the updated plug-in hybrid. Today should be fruitful on that front, thanks to an event GM is hosting today that focuses on the new Volt, and we've just had the first bit of new: a bigger engine is coming. Since the beginning, the Volt has us ...
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3 days ago

Official: Holden Sandman V8 Supercar concept celebrates at Surfers Paradise [w/video]

Oct 28 2014 7:05am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Wagon, Holden, Australia, Racing Even if it only ever made it Stateside as a coupe (Pontiac GTO) and sedan (Chevy SS), GM's Australian division Holden offers its Commodore in a number of bodystyles: sedan, wagon, even a truck-bedded ute. And what's more, Aussie buyers can (for now, at least) even get each of those bodystyles in HSV performance spec. The one version we haven't seen th ...
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