2013 Light duty challenge

Pickuptrucks.com 2013 Light-Duty Challenge

2013 Light-Duty Challenge: Overview Posted by Mark Williams | June 17, 2013 By Mark Williams, Photography by Evan Sears It had to be done. The half-ton pickup truck segment is going through too much growth to make you wait, even for a second. With so many pickups overhauled, we knew we had to bring all…


LS Gen V Rumors: What’s coming in the next-generation small-block?

From Enginelabs.com Just how much technology is GM planning to throw at its next-generation small-block engine? That’s the hot topic among performance enthusiasts these days as the general prepares to introduce the 5th-generation or Gen V small-block V8 sometime in October. The Gen V line of engines will power the new C7 Corvette, which debuts…

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Will Silverado and Sierra get a V-6 Turbo when GM’s next-generation pickups roll out?

Story by MIKE COLIAS From autonews.com DETROIT — Ford’s huge success with its EcoBoost V-6 engine on its pickups is well-documented. So General Motors just can’t wait to match Ford with a V-6 turbo when GM’s next-generation pickups roll out next year. Right? Not so fast. “I wouldn’t say that’s a huge priority,” GM North…


U.S. appeals court paves the way for EPA fuel economy rules

EPA’s interpretation of Clean Air Act was ‘unambiguously correct,’ court says WASHINGTON — A U.S. appeals court has knocked down a challenge to the Obama administration’s 2012-2016 model-year fuel economy rules and has paved the way for new ones to be finalized this summer for the 2017-2025 model years. A three-judge panel for the U.S.…


What Percentage Of Your Truck Is Made In America?

What Percentage of Your Truck Is Made in America? Posted by Mark Williams | March 7, 2012 For seven years, Cars.com has been collecting data from various sources to determine which vehicles are the “most American” — meaning which ones have the highest percentage of its parts content produced in the U.S. and Canada. Cars.com’s American-Made Index rates…