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  • GM: Newly redesigned Silverado, Sierra will have better fuel economy

    GM: Newly redesigned Silverado, Sierra will have better fuel economy

    by Nathan Bomey, Detroit Free Press, April 1, 2013 General Motors said today that its redesigned Chevrolet Silverado will have better fuel economy and performance, but cost no more than the models they replace. The 2014 GMC Sierra will also exceed its replacement for fuel economy and horse power but will cost about $500 more. Read more…

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  • Fuel Economy Dominates MATS as Suppliers Tout Products, Innovations

    Fuel Economy Dominates MATS as Suppliers Tout Products, Innovations

    Transport Topics March 22, 2013 LOUISVILLE, Ky. ‚Äî Fuel efficiency was the top theme as the nation’s truck supply community hosted throngs of customers and prospects at the Mid-America Trucking Show, which officially opened here on Thursday. Read more…

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  • Fuel economy is the focus for new truck models

    Fuel economy is the focus for new truck models

    by Sean Kilcarr FleetOwner March 21, 2013 The 2013 Mid America Trucking Show isn’t even a day old yet and already two words are dominating the new truck rollouts so far: fuel economy. Read more…

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  • Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

    Watch for Changing Powertrain Technology to Meet Fuel Economy Regs

    by Deborah Lockridge Truckinginfo March 20. 2013 What type of engine systems and parts will you be dealing with in the future? From electric-drive turbos to waste heat regeneration,Derek Kaufman, president of C3 Network, examined powertrain trends during Heavy Duty Aftermarket Week earlier this year. New fuel economy requirements designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions between 2014 and 2018 are driving technologies… Read more…

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  • U.S. Fuel Economy Continues Record-Breaking Surge

    U.S. Fuel Economy Continues Record-Breaking Surge

    GM Lays Out Plans to Save 12 Billion Gallons of Fuel by 2017, The fuel economy of the U.S. vehicle fleet continues to increase at a record-breaking pace in 2013 – and U.S. automakers are laying plans for continued improvements which will reduce fuel consumption by billions of gallons over the next five years.

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  • Cummins’ new ‘super truck’ to use 50% less fuel

    Cummins’ new ‘super truck’ to use 50% less fuel

    by Jeff Swiatek Indianapolis Star March 14, 2013 Cummins Inc. says it’s making progress in developing a new “super truck” that gulps 50 percent less fuel than typical long-haul tractor-trailers. The truck, designed with Peterbilt Motors Co. and other partners, averaged 9.9 miles a gallon in road tests last fall in Texas, the Indiana heavy-duty engine maker announced today. Read more…  

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