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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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What you missed on 9.29.14

Sep 29 2014 6:42pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Concept Cars, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Paris Motor Show, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GM, Lamborghini, Design/Style, Electric, Luxury Driving and debating the pricey Cadillac ELR See that pretty, black coupe over to the right? That's the 2014 Cadillac ELR, and we think it's perhaps the best-looking Cadillac currently on the market. Problem is, it's also one of the most expensive, and we're not so so it's worth it's shockingly (pun intended, sadly) h ...
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Combative de Nysschen defends Cadillac move, naming change

Sep 29 2014 5:38pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Marketing/Advertising, Cadillac, Design/Style, Luxury Johan de Nysschen isn't afraid of taking quick, decisive actions, even if they are criticized. Since taking the wheel at Cadillac, he instigated moving the luxury division's base of operations to Manhattan's SoHo neighborhood and introduced a new naming scheme for the future of the brand, like he did at Infiniti. The polarizing boss recently exp ...
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2016 Chevy Camaro makes camo'd appearance in Germany

Sep 29 2014 3:36pm CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Spy Photos, Coupe, Performance, Chevrolet After our initial round of spy photos revealed a heavily camouflaged prototype of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, we've been on the lookout for anything new on the next-gen muscle car. And now, we have it. This is the best look we've had of the 2016 Camaro yet, and while it may be wearing a Michigan manufacturer's plate, this tester is zipping about on Germany's Nürburgring. As ...
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​Death Toll For GM Ignition Switch Recall Rises To 23

Sep 29 2014 11:32am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The lawyers in charge of the program to compensate victims of GM's largest recall have now attributed 23 deaths to the faulty ignition switch.Rea ...
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Wrecked Tesla, Dopey Dealers, VW Passat Plug-In Hybrid, Sakti3 Batteries: Today's Car News

Sep 29 2014 10:30am CDT | Source: Diesel Reports

We've got two Tesla stories--one in which a car-dealer rep says something really dumb--plus a debate over green transport, VW's second plug-in hybrid, and the emergence of a secretive battery startup with ties to GM. All this and more today on Green Car Reports. On Saturday, we covered t ...
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What's the Most Worry-Free Car You Can Buy?

Sep 29 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

Car shoppers have a lot to sort through when looking for a new car. Is it big enough for the family? Does it have good fuel economy? Often, one of their biggest concerns is how much a car will cost to repair over time. We took a stab at translating a lot of information to give shoppers more peace of mind. That's why we came up with the Worry-Free Index. Cars.com's Worry-Free Index gives consumers a list of cars that edito ...
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Chevrolet Colorado Sport Concept

Sep 28 2014 6:00pm CDT | Source: Top Speed

Chevrolet has released yet another concept truck, only this time most of it will be available for purchase at a Chevy dealership. This is the Colorado Sport Concept and it showcases all the factory-available options for those with active lifestyles.Since the Colorado’s cargo bed is on the shorter side, GM engineers devised this cargo management rack called the GearOn Accessory System. It gives the ability to haul larger items like mountain bikes, kayaks, or skis above the bed. I ...
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Prius Competitors, Lutz On Tesla, Toyota Fuel-Cell Ad: The Week In Reverse (Video)

Sep 27 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Honda Insight Reviews

Why is Senator Harry Reid a new convert to electric-car incentives? And, are you part of what Toyota calls the "bold few" who will usher in a zero-emission future? This is the Week In Reverse for Friday, September 26, 2014, right here at Green Car Reports. Friday, we covered a comment by former GM pr ...
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​The Takata Airbag Recall Could Include GM Vehicles

Sep 26 2014 7:27pm CDT | Source: Jalopnik

The Takata airbag recall has included over 16 million cars globally and 4.3 million in the U.S. , and the latest documents filed to NHTSA include GM vehicles for the first time.Read mor ...
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Takata airbag recall may expand to include GM vehicles

Sep 26 2014 5:07pm CDT | Source: Automotive News

The regional recall of millions of U.S. vehicles with potentially defective airbags made by Takata may be expanded to include GM models, according to documents filed this we ...
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