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    Official: GM increases CNG options on pick-ups, vans
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    General Motors is broadening its inventory of compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicles with the addition of two CNG passenger-van models for the 2014 model year. GM is also upgrading its two bi-fuel pickup lines for 2015. GM already has a CNG option available for its cargo vans and will now offer ...

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    Official: GM starts production of bi-fuel Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra pickups
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    General Motors, which over half a year ago announced an $11,000 price premium for pickup trucks that could run on both gasoline and compressed natural gas (CNG), has started producing those vehicles at its plant in Fort Wayne, IN. The option is now available to customers. Using a 6.0-liter, V8 ...

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    Report: GM cancels next-gen hybrid truck/SUV program
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    According to a report from GMInsideNews.com, General Motors has shut down its hybrid program for company's next-generation of full-size pickup trucks and sport-utility vehicles. Currently, the Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Yukon and Cadillac Escalade all use the two-mode hybrid ...

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    Official: Chevy Volt sales climb to 1,680 in May; Nissan Leaf rebounds to 510 *UPDATE
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    March 2012 still stands as the high-water mark for Chevrolet Volt sales. That month, GM sold 2,289 Volts, a number that dropped to 1,462 in April. The news today is that sales climbed back up to 1,680 in May. GM's Twitter account says that demand for the 703 Volt in California is temporarily ...

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    Shanghai GMC dealer plays 'fill 'er up' with $8,000 free gas incentive
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    Big trucks just aren't appealing enough on their own, at least in some places. For proof, look to a Shanghai GMC dealer who is offering about three years worth of free gas to anyone who buys a new Sierra Denali. Too bad it'll take about 20 years to pay off the big truck. The dealer is giving ...

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    Official: Bi-fuel option to cost $11,000 on GM pickups [w/video]
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    General Motors has released pricing for the bi-fuel option for the Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD, and it's a pill that probably won't go down easy. Buyers who want their workhorses to suck down either compressed natural gas (CNG) or gasoline can look forward to ponying up ...

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    How noise canceling headphone tech helps new GMC Terrain get better mpg
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    How can headphone technology increase a vehicle's fuel economy? Well, the truth is, it can't. Not directly, anyway. However, by employing an active noise cancelling system similar to what's used in some of today's high-tech headphones, General Motors solved a problem that would've otherwise ...

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    2012 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana cutaway vans offered with LPG option
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    Last fall, General Motors announced that commercial fleet customers could order the full-size GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express vans outfitted with either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) fuel systems. Now, GM has expanded its LPG option to include the 2012 Chevrolet ...

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    Report: GM CEO Akerson says Chevy Volt tech coming to minivan
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    2011 Chevrolet Volt charging port - Click above for high-res image gallery The more vehicles General Motors is able to build using the battery technology pioneered in its 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the better chance the automaker has of earning a return on its significant investment into the ...

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    GM debuts natural gas Chevy Express, GMC Savana cargo vans
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    General Motors unveiled its optional, fully integrated compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel system used in conjunction with the company's 6.0-liter V-8 engine. This integrated setup is found within the spacious confines of its 2011 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cargo vans. The vehicles, unveiled ...

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    GM announces $15,910 MSRP for Chevy Express, GMC Savana CNG packages
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    Starting this fall, commercial fleet customers can opt to order their full-size GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express vans with either a factory-fitted compressed natural gas (CNG) system or a liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) setup. The CNG/LPG vans will be delivered from the factory with the chosen fuel ...

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    GM readies for gas price hike with plans for efficient models in every brand
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    2010 Chevrolet Spark – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has grand plans to launch several new models that are aimed at supplying the company with at least one efficient model for each of its core brands within the next three years. Though we've reported on the upcoming ...

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    General Motors 4.5L light-duty diesel V8 was on track for 25 mpg combined
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    Until recently, the only market segment in the United States that had embraced diesel engines was heavy duty pickup trucks. While we were in Maryland this week to drive the 2011 General Motors HD pickup trucks powered by the revised 6.6-liter Duramax diesel V8, we took the opportunity to ask about ...

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    General Motors to offer factory CNG or LPG full-size vans
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    Starting this fall, commercial fleet customers will be able to order full-size GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express vans with either compressed natural gas (CNG) or liquified petroleum gas (LPG) fuel systems. The CNG/LPG vans will be delivered direct from the factory with the gaseous fuel systems and ...

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    GM pickups to adopt active louvered grilles for fuel economy?
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    Chevrolet Silverado – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors' full-size pickup trucks may be next in line to get thermostatically controlled louvers behind the grille to improve aerodynamics. SRG Global, which produces a variety of components for numerous manufacturers, is ...

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    2011 GMC Sierra HD features unique diesel exhaust fluid refill reminders
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    2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Say it with us: 397 horsepower and 765 pound-feet of torque. That's what General Motors has been able to extract from its new B20-capable 6.6-liter Duramax V8 diesel engine in the GMC Sierra HD and Chevrolet Silverado HD, ...

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    Chicago 2010: GM uses clear plastic to illustrate direct injection
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    Cutaway engine displays at Chicago Auto Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Automakers have long grappled with a way to showcase exciting new technology in an interesting and informative yet still simple-to-understand way. One traditional method that's been used for years for this ...

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    GM announces B20 compatibility for 2011 Duramax 6.6l turbo diesel engine
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    The move to official automaker support for higher blends of biodiesel has been a slow one. One important step along the way were the establishment of American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards for B20 (20 percent biodiesel mixed with 80 percent petro diesel) in the middle of ...

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    Report: GM to invest "hundreds of millions" into pickups with fuel-saving tech
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    2009 Chevrolet Silverado – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Pickup trucks have always been a major component for any successful full-line automaker here in the United States, and, even though sales are down, it doesn't seem likely this will change any time soon. What will change, ...

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    GM to suppliers: Keep working on Two-Mode Hybrid PHEV
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    2010 Chevrolet Equinox - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now that General Motors has offloaded its Saturn brand and the once-planned Buick plug-in hybrid SUV failed to get off the ground after being roundly criticized by the press and public, GM needs to pick yet another platform to ...

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