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GMC electric pickup, Silverado mileage, best deals, EPA enforcement: Today's Car News

GMC electric pickup, Silverado mileage, best deals, EPA enforcement: Today's Car News

What our corner of the world seems to be waiting for is electric pickups. We check out the best deals on hybrid, plug-in, and electric cars for this month. And a new report shows how much enforcement efforts have slacked off at the EPA under President Trump. All this and more on Green Car Reports... read more

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2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD

GM Announces Bi-Fuel Pickup Truck Pricing

If you want a green truck at the moment, your options are limited. By their nature, trucks require large engines, and large engines use a lot of fuel. Until electric and... read more April 20, 2012 by 1


 
2010 GMC Sierra Hybrid

GMC Touts Product-Placed, Low-Selling Sierra Hybrid Pickup

While some people buy them for image and others for show, there are still drivers out there for whom a pickup is the only vehicle that serves their varied needs. Sure, they... read more March 23, 2012 by 2


 
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Could Higher Gas Prices Help Obese Americans Lose Weight?

With gas prices above $4 a gallon (at least this week), we've entered a familiar cycle. Man-on-the-street interviews feature wailing and moaning about how politicians "should... read more May 13, 2011 by 5


 
2010 GMC Sierra 2500HD 2WD Ext Cab 143.5" SLE Air Vents

GM Greens Its Auto ACs With Greenhouse-Gas-Friendly Coolant

Among the many substances emitted by autos back in the "good old days" were the refrigerant gases that would leak from older auto air conditioners. Freon, also known as R-12... read more July 23, 2010 by 0


 
2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid

Two-Mode Hybrid System: GM's Larry Nitz on Lessons Learned

The Two-Mode Hybrid system for large sport utilities and trucks hasn't exactly set the world on fire. In 2006, General Motors, Daimler and Chrysler (then a single company)... read more June 15, 2010 by 4


 
Ford Escape Hybrid Cargo Space (Seats Up)

Roundup: Hybrid SUVs and Crossovers from Ford, Toyota, Chevy

Our reader Celeste wrote to ask us about available hybrid SUVs and crossovers, and we thought our answer might be useful for the site. At the moment, there are three main... read more May 24, 2010 by 2


 
2010 Chevrolet Silverado

GM To Invest $890 Million In Making Its V-8 Engines Save Gas

Going green on the road may involve smaller engines, electric cars, and clean diesels, but it also requires making all engines far more fuel efficient. To that end, General... read more April 27, 2010 by 4


 
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GM Plug-In Hybrid Program Underway, Vehicle Still Unconfirmed

Recent spy shots posted by our sister site Motor Authority show that despite delays, General Motors is continuing to develop the plug-in version of its Two-Mode Hybrid... read more March 10, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Audi A3 TDI named Green Car of the Year, 2009 LA Auto Show

Green Car Sales: Winners and Losers of 2009

It's beginning to look as if the worst is over for U.S. auto sales. The year that just closed was, in the immortal words of Queen Elizabeth II, an annus horribilis, with only... read more January 7, 2010 by 2


 
Silverado Hybrid Badge

Four-Way Two-Mode Hybrid Project Ends, Lab Closes; Now What?

The Two-Mode Hybrid project was hailed as a model of technical cooperation when it was announced five years ago. But now the partners are going their separate ways, and the... read more November 23, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

Well, Why NOT a (750-Horsepower) Chevrolet Corvette Hybrid?

The 2010 Chevrolet Corvette goes like stink. Its 430-horsepower, 6.2-liter V8 is the epitome of all-American performance. And that's just the base car. The supercar contender... read more September 22, 2009 by 1


 
2010 Ford Transit Connect - media event in NYC, May 2009

2010 Ford Transit Connect Small Delivery Van Selling Well

Today seems to be Ford day; this morning's e-mail included a news release on the early sales success of the 2010 Ford Transit Connect small delivery van, just while we're in... read more August 17, 2009 by 0


 
2009 GMC Yukon Denali Hybrid

Is Bling the Best (Or Only) Way For GM To Sell Its Biggest Hybrids?

We've always felt that GM's big Two-Mode Hybrid pickups and SUVs are unjustly ignored by green-car fans. No, they're not small five-door econoboxes. Far from it. But while... read more April 5, 2009 by 0


 
2009 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid

Two-Mode Troubles, or How GM Just Can't Catch a Break

Last week, we wrote a quick preview of our test drive in the 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid pickup truck (and its twin, the 2009 GMC Sierra Hybrid). We liked them, and... read more March 5, 2009 by 1


 
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How Many Kilowatts Do You Want With Those Fries? Nissan Plans Fast Food EV Charging Stations

Nissan is planing the North American release of a 100 mile range 5-seat electric car in 2012.  These cars should have the capacity of collecting 80 miles of driving range in... read more March 2, 2009 by 0


 

 
 

 
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