Skip to main content

GM cancels next-gen hybrid truck/SUV program

by Steven J. Ewing (RSS feed) on Aug 31st, 2012 at 6:01PM

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 technology. Historically, the two-mode hybrid models have not sold well, and only yield minor improvements in overall fuel economy. In most applications, the two-mode hybrid system is rated at 20 miles per gallon in the city and 23 mpg highway. GMI reports that it's unusual for programs like this to be... Read More

Check These Out

foo...


Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle