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Duramax 2.8L: Meet the 4-cylinder diesel coming to the Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon

Duramax 2.8L: Meet the 4-cylinder diesel coming to the...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 26, 2013

Editor's Note: In January, GM announced that the 2.8-liter Duramax would also be an option on the 2016 GMC Canyon. If ...

Report: Ford will unveil the 2015 F-150 next month and it will be made of aluminum

Report: Ford will unveil the 2015 F-150 next month and...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 24, 2013

While other automakers turn to diesel engines to address fuel economy, Ford's EcoBoost V-6 will reportedly have some help next ...

Could’ve Had a V-6: Today’s 6-cylinder pickup engines offer great fuel economy as they close the gap on V-8 performance

Could’ve Had a V-6: Today’s 6-cylinder...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 20, 2013

Ten years ago about the only people buying full-size pickups with V-6s were big fleets that had drivers constantly on ...

EcoDiesel engine propels Ram 1500 to first ever back-to-back Motor Trend Truck of the Year honors

EcoDiesel engine propels Ram 1500 to first ever...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Dec 05, 2013

In his explanation of why Motor Trend has awarded the Ram 1500 the 2014 Truck of the Year honor, Michael Febbo ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 7 & 8

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 7 & 8

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add a winch or heavy duty bumper. Both add more weight and increase aero drag. Do ...add a cold-air intake and cat- ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 1 & 2

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 1 & 2

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add weight. It might seem like common sense, but if saving fuel is a top priority, go light. Even though ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 3 & 4

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 3 & 4

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add a lift kit. Not only does the taller, heavier tires affect mileage, the body now sits higher, which creates ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 5 & 6

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 5 & 6

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...add taller/wider tires. Bigger tires add weight and increase aero drag. Do ...drive with a light right foot. Hard acceleration kills fuel ...

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 9 & 10

Pickup Fuel-saving tips 9 & 10

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Don't ...drive over 65mph. MPG falls exponentially as vehicle speed increases above 65mph. Do ...run synthetic lubricants in engine and differentials. Synthetics reduce ...

10 tips for improving your pickup truck’s fuel economy

10 tips for improving your pickup truck’s fuel...

Posted by Bruce Smith on Dec 01, 2013

Thanks to high prices at the pump, better gas mileage has become a top priority for all pickup truck owners. ...

Chevrolet unveils the 2015 Colorado, says the midsize pickup will get a diesel option (GALLERY)

Chevrolet unveils the 2015 Colorado, says the midsize...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

Slated to make the official reveal at the Los Angeles Auto Show at 12:30 p.m. ET, Chevrolet decided to take ...

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Reveal Gallery

2015 Chevrolet Colorado Reveal Gallery

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Nov 20, 2013

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