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Automakers located in the U.S. will try to have vehicles talk to utility companies during a special field test this week. Eight global automakers are joining forces for a first-ever test of technology that will allow utility companies to communicate with plug-in electric vehicles via the cloud, an advancement that would help manage energy use […]

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Yesterday Chevrolet announced the price of the CNG option for their 2015 pickup trucks and commercial vans. The bi-fuel option, allowing either compressed natural gas (CNG) or gasoline to power the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD pickups, will start at $9,500 in the U.S. GM also announced the dedicated CNG option […]

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The 2015 GMC Canyon was revealed on January 12, an all-new midsize truck that brings back 4-cylinder power to the lineup and will add diesel power next year. GMC said it expects the Canyon to be the most powerful and efficient truck in the segment, allowing owners to haul and tow more while being efficient. […]

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Are you ready to by your next Chevrolet Volt, Spark or diesel-powered Cruze online? General Motors thinks so. General Motors (GM) announced yesterday Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac dealers in the U.S. now have a new online retailing tool available for the growing number of new car buyers who want to use the Internet to […]

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VIA Motors inaugurated its first high-volume electric vehicle assembly line this week, located in San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The Governor, Dr. Fernando Toranzo, officiated at the ceremony along with VIA Motors president Alan Perriton, and Pablo Acedo, president of VIA Motors Latin America (VMLM). “I was impressed with how smooth, quiet, and powerful the truck […]

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Chevrolet and GMC will offer new bi-fuel versions of the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty trucks and all-new dedicated compressed natural gas versions of the 2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size passenger vans next year. The vehicles were announced at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo, which focuses on clean technologies and […]

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Your next General Motors vehicle could well also be your own new Wi-Fi hotspot, through 4G LTE technology integrated within the car’s architecture. General Motors announced today a global strategy to deliver a new generation of connected cars and trucks with embedded 4G LTE mobile broadband. Per GM, this is the largest deployment in the […]

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At first mention, it seems an odd marriage – a burly pickup truck and fuel-saving hybrid technology – but General Motors brought it together with the GMC Sierra Hybrid (and its Chevy Silverado Hybrid sibling), at least for those who need their large vehicles and still hope to improve on gas mileage. The Sierra Hybrid […]

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In 2008, the GMC Yukon Hybrid, and its counterpart the Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid were the first vehicles to utilize the advanced two-mode hybrid powertrain developed jointly by General Motors, BMW and the then DaimlerChrysler. These full-size sport-utility vehicles launched a new breed of larger people carriers that were significantly greener than their gas-powered versions. How […]

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Today General Motors said its Chevrolet and GMC dual-fuel extended-cab pickups will retail for $11,000 above comparable Silverado and Sierra HD 2500 three-quarter-ton models. The trucks, powered by 6.0-liter Vortec V8 engines are able to run on gasoline or compressed natural gas. Although the latter requires a separate fuel tank, GM says the Type 3 […]

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