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Chevy Volt fleet racks up 150 million electric-powered miles

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Chevrolet says those on-board gas-powered generators in the Volt extended-range plug-ins are getting kind of lonely. The General Motors division estimates that Volt owners have collectively passed the 150-million-mile point when it comes to driving on electric power. That's roughly the distance from Earth to Mars (provided that the Volts could fly) or, back on planet ...

PickupTrucks.com’s latest test results in a familiar winner [w/video]

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PickupTrucks.com has gone and thrown the latest batch of half-ton pickups into a cage match to see who would come out on top. The site put the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500, 2013 Ford F-150, Ram 1500, Toyota Tundra and Nissan Titan through a battery of tests. Those included 0-60 miles per hour ...

2014 Chevy Silverado, GMC Sierra full configurators truck in

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You can now put prices to your wildest option-sheet dreams of the 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra. A microsite for the full-size pickup truck twins has been up since January, and now the full-blown configurator is live and ready to take your virtual orders. The only two chassis configurations available at the moment are ...

GM Details 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra’s 5.3-Liter V-8 Engine

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When GM debuted the all-new full-size Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups late last year, it outlined a bevy of changes and updates—everything, that is, except power figures for the trucks’ equally new small-block V-8s and small-block-derived V-6 engines. When it goes on sale later this year, the Silverado and the Sierra will offer a ...

Chevrolet Tries to Make Other 49 States Jealous, Introduces 2014 Texas Edition Silverado

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When you’re as big a market for pickups as Texas, you can expect special attention from truck manufacturers. Special models honoring the state have come from nearly every corner of truckdom, and Chevrolet is adding another to the pile with the 2014 Silverado Texas Edition.The latest Texas Edition (it isn't the first such Silverado) is ...
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