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    Official: IMPCO can put CNG powertrain into your Chevy Cruze

    The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze now comes in three fueling choices – gasoline, diesel, and natural gas. Conversion company Impco Automotive is offering a bi-fuel Cruze – compressed natural gas (CNG) and gasoline – that it claims is the first and only EPA certified 2014 model year ...

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    Video: Chevy engineer squeezes 900 miles from one tank in 2014 Cruze Diesel

    Tessa Baughman didn't exactly set any speed records on a recent visit to her Arkansas family from Michigan, unless you factor in the time saved on not filling up a few times. The energy engineer for the Chevy Cruze Diesel, interviewed in a short General Motors video (available below), said she ...

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    Report: GM 'thanked' by biodiesel groups for making the Cruze Diesel B20-ready

    As if one of the world's largest automakers needed additional advertisement, General Motors now is getting big-time support from biodiesel advocates for being the first US automaker to have made one of its light-duty models be able to run on diesel with a 20 percent biodiesel mix, i.e. B20. The ...

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    Exclusive: Why GM's 2.0-liter diesel is cleaner in America's Cruze than it is in Europe

    The 2014 Chevrolet Cruze will have three different engine options soon, including the new 2.0-liter diesel powerplant that is debuting here at the Chicago Auto Show. The other powertrain choices include the made-in-Toledo 1.4 turbo gas engine used in the Eco and upper trim models and the ...

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    Report: 2015 Chevy Volt will get new GM platform

    Think of it as a recharge for the best-selling plug-in vehicle in the U.S. The Chevrolet Volt extended-range plug-in, whose sales have been on the upswing this year, will be among General Motors models that will be included on a new vehicle platform for the 2015 model year, the New York Daily ...

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    Report: 2013 Chevrolet Spark gets EPA rating of 32/38 MPG

    Chevrolet can't be too happy with the EPA numbers for its tiny Spark. Equipped with the 1.2-liter engine and five-speed manual, the smallest Chevy in history gets 32 miles per gallon in the city, 38 on the highway for a combined EPA number of 34 mpg. Not bad, but not what we and, presumably, ...

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    First Drive: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Wagon

    Sampling Chevy's New Overseas-Only Diesel-Powered Wonder Wagon Since it came on the scene in 2009, General Motors' first truly global modern-day product, the Chevrolet Cruze, has become the company's best seller. Over 1.5 million deliveries – admittedly 46 percent to rental fleets, 12 ...

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    Video: Consumer Reports tests small eco models, best only saves $145/year in fuel [w/video]

    The good people at Consumer Reports appear to have a dim view of fuel-economy packages on small cars. The organization recently tested the Ford Focus SFE, Chevrolet Cruze Eco and Honda Civic HF to determine whether the cars' annual fuel savings actually offset the additional cost of opting for ...

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    Official: GM sold record 100,000 30+ mpg cars in March; might extend Volt summer shutdown

    General Motors is fattening up on thinner cars. GM said today that it sold at least 100,000 vehicles last month that have a highway fuel economy rating of at least 30 miles per gallon, marking a monthly record for sales of fuel-sipping cars. About 40 percent of GM vehicles sold in the U.S. get ...

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    Review: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze Eco

    Is 42 MPG The Ultimate Answer To The Ultimate Question? On paper, it sounds like an enthusiast's dream. Start by trimming almost 100 pounds from the curb weight of the base Chevrolet Cruze. Then drop the optional turbocharged engine underhood, bolted to a six-speed manual transmission. Lower the ...

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    Chevy Volt, Chevy Cruze Eco square off in 1,000-mile showdown

    It's been argued that General Motors' halo vehicle, the Chevrolet Volt, is more or less a bait and switch bit of technology dreamed up by folks at GM for one reason: to draw buyers into showrooms. Once there, loads of potential Volt buyers opt for the Chevy Cruze Eco instead of the pricey plug-in ...

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    Report: Chevy Cruze Diesel: 1 tank, 8 countries, 587 miles, 42 mpg

    It's coming to the U.S. in 2013, so that means it's time to start figuring out what to expect of the diesel Chevrolet Cruze. To find out, Detroit News reporter Scott Burgess set out on a journey with a simple goal: To see if the oil-burning Chevy Cruze diesel could make its way through eight ...

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    Report: 2012 Chevy Cruze Eco gets 64.4 mpg in 48-state, 9,564-mile drive

    The Australian hypermiling duo of John and Helen Taylor have accomplished their goal of breaking the existing record for fuel economy achieved in a gasoline-fed production vehicle during a drive that touched some slice (defined here as at least 30 miles) of all 48 contiguous states. Arriving in ...

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    Report: GM targeting 50 mpg with diesel Chevrolet Cruze

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    In late July, rumors of a U.S.-bound diesel Chevrolet Cruze were officially confirmed to be true by General Motors. We'll have to wait until sometime in 2013 to see the oil-burning Cruze, but GM insiders seem more than willing ...

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    Official: Official: Diesel Chevrolet Cruze coming to U.S. in 2013

    Rumors of a diesel-powered Chevrolet Cruze have been floating around the Intertubes ever since the sedan's launch last year, but now, we have the official word straight from General Motors: A diesel Cruze is definitely coming to the United States. Unfortunately, we won't see the oil-burning Cruze ...

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    How the Chevy Volt leads buyers to the Cruze

    Is the Chevy Volt just a big bait and switch? According to CNN Money (yep, that's the same site that recently called the Chevrolet Volt's technology obsolete), the Volt is more or less a brilliant marketing ploy dreamed up by some clever folks over at General Motors. CNN Money says the Volt is ...

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    Chevrolet Cruze decel fuel cutoff (DFCO) boosts fuel economy by 2%

    One of the Chevrolet Cruze's relatively simple fuel-saving technologies is deceleration fuel cutoff (DFCO). DCFO is not a new technology and, in plain terms, all it does is automatically stop fuel from going into the Cruze's turbocharged 1.4-liter Ecotec engine while the four-door compact is ...

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    Official: 2012 Chevrolet Cruze gets fuel economy bump, more standard equipment

    We already told you that the six-speed automatic-transmission-equipped Chevrolet Cruze is getting a two-mile-per-gallon fuel economy bump in 2012. General Motors has made the news official, and the automaker has also revealed a few upgrades for the upcoming model year. On the 2011 Cruze, a $525 ...

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    Chevy Cruze leads compact vehicle sales in May

    For the first time in half a decade, a Chevrolet topped the compact vehicle list in sales in the U.S. The Chevy Cruze, with recorded sales of 22,711 units in May, beat the compact competition. Alan Batey, U.S. vice-president of Chevrolet sales and service, says that:

    The launch of the Cruze ...

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    GM to invest $109 million to boost 1.4-liter Ecotec engine production

    General Motors has announced that it will invest $109 million to boost production of its 1.4-liter four-cylinder Ecotec engine. GM says this spending will add (or keep) 96 jobs at its manufacturing facilities in Flint, MI and Bay City, MI. Of the $109 million, $84 million will be used to increase ...


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