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    Report: GM says it will offer more diesels in US, but on which vehicles?
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    The desire for more diesel vehicles on American roads has become a popular talking point among automotive enthusiasts. We hear about the super-efficient, high performance oil burners cruising all over Europe and don't see any reason that they couldn't work here. After all, their high torque ...

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    Report: Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon midsize pickup trucks to get diesel engines
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    The market for midsize pickup trucks has all but been abandoned in the US, but General Motors is about to shake the market up with the all-new (to the US) Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon. Launching next year, GM already told us that its new trucks would be a "fuel-efficient alternative" to ...

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    Official: GM-Isuzu joint venture assembles 1.5-millionth Duramax diesel
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    General Motors and Isuzu have officially stitched together 1.5 million Duramax 6.6-liter diesel engines. The joint venture between the two manufacturers started in 1998, and now the DMAX plant employs 517 workers in a 584,000 square-foot facility. GM introduced the Duramax turbo diesel engine to ...

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    Report: AM General to offer civilian Humvee kit car
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    For anyone feeling nostalgic about the passing of the Hummer brand, or the actual wartime vehicle that inspired it, now is your chance to own a version of the original HMMWV, albeit without an engine. After a 12-year hiatus from the civilian vehicle market, AM General is reportedly set to offer ...

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    Official: New Chevrolet TrailBlazer revealed in Dubai [w/video]
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    General Motors has unveiled its next-generation Chevrolet TrailBlazer at the Dubai International Motor Show. The model is set to go on sale around the world, though Thailand will have the first crack at the vehicle in early 2012. The 2013 TrailBlazer features seating for seven, and, since the ...

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    Videos: Chevrolet releases new "Duramax & Allison" ad campaign to promote Silverado HD
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    Max and Al see eye-to-eye – Click above to watch the videos after the break
    General Motors' advertising department has seen quite a shakeup over the past year. GM chief marketing officer Joel Ewanick may have hand-picked San Francisco-based Goodby, Silverstein and Partners as his ad agency ...

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    Official: Ford 6.7-liter PowerStroke gets 800 lb-ft as of next week, upgrades available
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    2011 Ford Super Duty pickup – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Ford has made it official: beginning with next week's production, the 6.7-liter PowerStroke turbo diesel in the 2011 Ford Super Duty pickup will be upgraded to 400 horsepower and 800 pound-feet of torque. That's a bump of ...

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    Report: Ford 6.7-liter Power Stroke diesel to churn out 800 lb-ft of torque
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    In February, the specs on Ford's 6.7-liter Power Stroke turbo-diesel V8 were announced: 390 horsepower and 735 pound-feet of torque. A month later, General Motors laid out the specs on its 6.6-liter Duramax turbo-diesel: 397 hp and 765 lb-ft. According to PickupTrucks.com, the Duramax could be ...

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    GM reconsidering 4.5-liter Duramax diesel for use in HD pickups
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    2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As you may have noticed, automobile sales are picking back up after their seemingly perpetual nosedive of the last two years or so. The same holds true for fullsize pickup trucks, and we're hoping that this resurgence will ...

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    GM adds two more Sierra HD Denali models
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    2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    General Motors has just announced that the GMC Denali line will get a little more diverse starting next year. Buyers will now be able to have their 2011 Sierra Denali HD 2500 in two-wheel drive guise for the first time, and ...

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    GM quickly one-ups Ford with 2011 Duramax diesel ratings, shows off GMC Sierra Denali HD
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    2011 GMC Sierra Denali HD – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Not even a month ago, at the end of our post on the 2011 Ford Super Duty engine specs, we wrote: "General Motors, there's a big ass ball in your court." Someone at GM has apparently grabbed their big ass racket and said, ...

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    Ford turns down Heavy Duty tug of war challenge with GM
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    Well this is just too bad. As you may recall, Pickuptrucks.com was chatting with Tom Stephens, GM's vice chairman of global product operations, about GM's new heavy duty pickup trucks. Suddenly Stephens said something quite interesting:

    "You know what I want to do to prove it? I want to take ...

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    GM challenges Ford to heavy-duty pickup tug of war
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    Pickuptrucks.com sat down with Tom Stephens, General Motors' vice chairman of global product operations at the Detroit Auto Show, and during the course of the conversation, Stephens began espousing the virtues of the General's new Duramax diesel, due to be fitted to the 2011 Chevrolet and GMC ...

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    REPORT: Isuzu proposes new HD diesel engine for GM?
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    We're not entirely sure what to make of reports regarding Isuzu's tie-up with General Motors for diesel engines that seem to conflict with one another, but here we go anyway. According to Bloomberg, Isuzu is considering whether it should end its joint venture with The General for the production ...

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    SEMA 2009: Badass Chevy Chevelle isn't as fuelish as it seems
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    1970 Duramax Chevrolet Chevelle custom - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The clean exterior of this 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle hides a wicked little secret – if you take a look at the photo above, you'll see what we mean. The bundle of plumbing you see spilling out of the engine bay ...

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    REPORT: GM halting Duramax production for 10 weeks
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    The revamped 6.6-liter Duramax V8 engine will go into production in April 2010 and the current Duramax, which doesn't meet emissions requirements that go into effect January 1, 2010, will cease production the day before the new year begins. In the interim, GM will be retooling the factory and ...

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    GM's Duramax diesel goes under the knife, loses weight
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    GM's new 4.5L Duramax diesel engine promises a 25% increase in fuel economy while providing 310 hp and 525 lb-ft. The new oil-burning powerplant also needs to pass 50 state emissions while providing the efficiency customers are demanding. GM has already provided some details of the Duramax 4.5L, ...

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    Looks can deceive: 6.6L Duramax-powered Buick GNX clone
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    The car you see here is not a GNX. Hell, it's not even a Buick. You'd be forgiven if you thought it was, though, and it does sport a turbocharger underhood. David Morad was so enamored with the 6.6L LB7 Duramax diesel in his truck that he wanted to put it into something lighter and more fun. He ...

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    GM bets $69 million on diesel plant in Ohio
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    New emissions standards in 2010 will make things too stringent for GM's Duramax diesel, in its current form, to make the grade. To help its prize student pass the looming tests, GM is investing $69 million in its DMAX plant (a joint venture diesel engine factory in Moraine, Ohio) for plant ...

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    Spied HUMMER H2T actually a diesel?
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    At least one person has lamented the lack of diesel options for the H2 SUT. In case that's you, PickupTruck.Com speculates that the coming H2T (the new name for the H2 SUT, to bring it in line with H3T naming) could be offered with a diesel. The clue is in the big-bore tailpipe seen in the spy ...

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