Chevrolet Tweaks The Silverado's Equipment For 2024; Diesel Comes To ZR2

Some seemingly minor, but actually quite significant changes are coming to the Silverado for 2024.

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2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Diesel Review

The Chevrolet Silverado 1500 has received some minor enhancements for 2020.

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GM Just Built Its Two Millionth Duramax Diesel Engine

A group of 755 employees at the DMAX plant in Moraine, Ohio just celebrated the build of the 2 millionth Duramax 6.6-liter V8 turbo-diesel engine.

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2016 Ram Heavy Duty Makes More Torque Than Any Other Truck, Ever

Ram trucks has fired an epic salvo at domestic rivals Ford and GM.

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What is Diesel Exhaust Fluid?

Diesel engines are something of a mystery to many drivers, especially in North America where gasoline is the king of motoring fuels. Of course compression-ignition has a host of benefits compared to spark plug-equipped powerplants, not the least of which is dramatically better efficiency.

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Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon Dealer Arrival Begins

Good news midsize pickup fans! GM just announced its latest entries in the segment, the all-new Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, are shipping to dealers starting today.

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Trident Iceni is a Diesel Powered British Sports Car

Diesel engines can power for more than just tractor trailers or farm implements; they even have a place in performance vehicles. This may be an unlikely sounding combination but  British sports-car brand Trident may be on to something.

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Top 10 Worst Engine Names Ever

The engine found inside a vehicle usually receives a name based on some sort of manufacturer specific numbering and lettering convention. However, every once in a while a manufacturer will feel a little fiery and give that new hunk of metal an actual, proper name.

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GM Reconsidering 4.5-Liter Duramax Diesel for Light-Duty Trucks

In late 2008, when the U.S. economy went into freefall and GM stood on the edge of the precipice, any projects that weren’t core to the automaker’s survival were either canned or put on the back burner. One of the latter, was a light-duty version of the GM Duramax diesel, designed for the light duty 1/2 ton Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups. Now that truck sales are on the rebound, the idea of a light duty diesel engine is gaining traction once again. According to Mark Cieslak, Chief Engineer for GM’s full-size truck program, making the engine an option in HD trucks as well as the 1500 personal use models would give it a stronger business case. “The 4.5-liter V8 diesel is fully developed and ready, so if we wanted to, we could launch it in a hearbeat,” he said.

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GMC Expands Denali Heavy-Duty to Include 1-Ton Trucks

There was once a time when pickups were essentially utilitarian vehicles. However, during the 1980s and 1990s, half-ton full-size rigs became increasingly laden with creature comforts, leather bucket seats, center consoles, power everything and serious in car entertainment. Now the concept of luxury truck is expanding upmarket, with General Motors recently launching a luxury GMC Denali as part of the Sierra Heavy-Duty line from 2011.

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