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the ill-fated oldsmobile diesel

The Ill-fated Oldsmobile Diesel

Sometimes automotive companies do silly things and the story of General Motor’s diesel V8 highlights one of the best (worst?). Here’s the story. During the mid-1970s, meeting new federal EPA emissions regulations was causing many issues for car manufacturers and their dealers. The solution, at least to some executives at General Motors, was to rush a series of diesel engines to the marketplace. This is because diesels were not subject to the same emissions requirements as gasoline engine

gmc announces 2015 canyon pricing

GMC announces 2015 Canyon pricing

GMC has announced the price list for the all-new 2015 Canyon – the new vehicle will cost you USD 21,880 at least and there will be a USD 925 dealer freight charge too. “The all-new Canyon provides a one-two punch that customers tell us they’ve been waiting for,” said Canyon Marketing Manager Kenn Bakowski. “Now they can get a premium vehicle in terms of styling, features and technology, with all the inherent capabilities and maneuverability of a mid-size pickup.” The starti

2015 gmc canyon is the most agile pickup

2015 GMC Canyon Is The Most Agile Pickup

2015 GMC Canyon is a midsize pickup which offers great maneuverability. This is probably the top reasons for the growing popularity of the vehicle among the customers in the United States. The new Canyon offers the right size for those looking for a more agile pickup. In this way the customers will enjoy the convenience of this smaller size mid-sized pickup’s ability to easily fit in a garage, travel downtown areas of big cities, and navigate crowded parking lots. 2015 GMC Canyon is the smaller sibling of the

eight-speed transmission to debut in select chevrolet and gmc vehicles

Eight-speed transmission to debut in select Chevrolet and GMC vehicles

The US car brands of Chevrolet and GMC, fully owned by General Motors, have confirmed that certain Chevy and GMC models will receive a new eight-speed automatic transmission starting in 2015. The new models that will boast this gearbox will be the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado and the GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models that come with 6.2-liter EcoTec3 V8 engines. The new transmission is called Hydra-Matic 8L90 and has been d

2015 gmc sierra denali with magnetic ride control

2015 GMC Sierra Denali with Magnetic Ride Control

GMC has recently announced the new Sierra 1500 Denali coming with minor upgrades. The most important feature is the magnetic ride control system offering improved comfort without sacrificing the payload and trailering capability. Outside, the 2015 Sierra Denali features a new chrome grille, body-colored front and rear bumpers and a set of 20” alloy wheels. There is also a new pair of projector headlights, LED DRLs (daytime running lights) and a polished stainless steel exhaust tip. Inside, the pick-up t

2015 chevrolet colorado and gmc canyon

2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

The new 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and 2015 GMC Canyon will have more power than expected. Both pick-up trucks are expected to hit the market this fall. They feature a number of upgrades including two revised engines, high-quality materials and impressive capabilities. The engine range includes a 2.5 liter four-cylinder – 200HP (149 kW) and 258Nm (191 lb-ft) of torque and a 3.6 liter V6 with 305HP (227 kW) and 364Nm (227 lb-ft). Both are connected to a 6-speed matic transmission that has b

detroit electric sp:01 electric sports car prepared for launch

Detroit Electric SP:01 Electric Sports Car Prepared For Launch

Last year we have witnessed the rebirth of world’s fastest production electric vehicle, the Detroit Electric SP:01. The manufacturer back then announced that the car will be produced in only 999 examples and buit at company’s new production facility in Wayne County, Michigan. The electric model delivers the astounding top speed of 155 mph (249 km/h). The rear wheels of the car are driven by the mid-mounted 201 hp (148 kW) electric motor whic

2015 gmc canyon adds wi-fi hotspot

2015 GMC Canyon Adds Wi-Fi Hotspot

2015 GMC Canyon was designed to be small. Yet, it still makes a strong and lasting first impression. The innovative cargo box features and a stronger foundation, as well as its striking styling, all make Canyon standout among all its siblings from the small to midsize truck segment. Now GMC is enhancing the 2015 Canyon as well as other 2015 model year vehicles with a new connectivity feature - the OnStar 4G LTE technology. This connectivity system will give occupants the ability to play games

gmc introduces 2015 sierra hd all terrain

GMC Introduces 2015 Sierra HD All Terrain

2015 GMC Sierra HD All Terrain is a refined, off-road-inspired execution of the brand’s capability which has been introduced today. The vehicle blends exclusive design features with the versatility of 4WD. The model will be available on 2500HD and 3500HD double cab and crew cab models. In addition, it will be offered with SLE or SLT trims, all of which will be fitted with 4-Wheel-Drive. What is more, GMC is also offering here the Z71 Off Road package, with Rancho twin-tube shocks, hill descent control and a skid

2015 chevrolet silverado hd and gmc sierra hd revealed

2015 Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD Revealed

Chevrolet and GMC have just revealed their brand new MY2015 models of Silverado HD and Sierra HD full-size pickups. The vehicles will sport better capabilities across the range including the highest payload of 7,374 pounds as well as the highest conventional trailering rating of 19,600 pounds. 2015 Chevrolet Silvera

2015 gmc yukon denali

2015 GMC Yukon Denali

GMC has announced the 2015 Yukon Denali and Yukon XL Denali. The big SUVs come with advanced EcoTec3 engines boasting segment’s best V-8 fuel economy. The both range-topping models come with a mesh grille and high-intensity discharge headlights with C-shaped LED daytime running lights. There is also bright chrome trim and 20” alloy wheels fitted with proper tires. The interior features premium leather upholstery and wood trim. Other highlights include ambient lighting, contrast sti

2014 chevrolet silverado and gmc sierra v6

2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra V6

GM has announced the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra featuring the "most capable standard V6 in any full-size pickup truck.". The new 4.3 liter V6 leads the segment in city fuel economy and helping customers save money through a host of fuel-saving technologies. The new engine produces 285HP (212 kW) and 413Nm (305 lb-ft) and able to return 18 mpg US in city and 24 mpg on highway (RWD model) and 17 mpg US in city and 22 mpg on highway with 4WD. The engine also gives the trucks the highest-availabl