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2011-03-25 08:00:00

DETROIT, March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T is putting 101 Chevrolet Express Cargo 2500 vans powered by low-emissions compressed natural gas into its customer service fleet. The purchase is consistent with AT&T's alternative fuel strategy to reduce its dependence on foreign oil and to support sustainable transportation. CNG-powered vans can produce 25 percent fewer emissions than similar gasoline- and diesel-powered vans. "As more of our customers transition their conventional...

2010-08-31 14:00:00

DETROIT, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The fully integrated and dedicated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) option, available this fall for Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, will be priced at $15,910 MSRP, General Motors announced Tuesday. The all-inclusive CNG option for commercial customers includes a dedicated CNG system, a natural gas-capable Vortec 6.0L V8 engine, and heavy duty trailering equipment. Chevrolet and GMC are the only full-line vehicle brands to offer a...

2010-07-13 15:41:00

DETROIT, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- General Motors has finalized the production process for its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) powered Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans, allowing the company to deliver fleet customers complete vehicles with a fully integrated and dedicated CNG fuel system starting this fall. GM announced in May that it would be the only manufacturer to offer a one-source van CNG option, allowing its customers to focus on their business rather than on contracting...

2010-05-17 23:05:00

DETROIT, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cargo vans with CNG capability ready this Fall LPG capability on Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana cutaway vans in early 2011 Both variants covered by GM 5-year/100,000 mile powertrain warranty Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) powered versions of the Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana full-size vans will be offered to fleet and commercial customers beginning later this year, General Motors Co....

2010-04-08 23:00:00

DETROIT, April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Segment-leading horsepower and torque with proven Duramax diesel engine / Allison transmission combination at carryover pricing 2011 Silverado HD hits Chevy dealerships this summer Chevrolet today announced pricing for the 2011 Silverado HD, highlighted by carryover pricing on the improved Duramax diesel engine and Allison transmission. This means best-in-class horsepower and torque at 397 HP and 765 lb-ft of torque, respectively, for the same option...

2010-03-09 23:01:00

PONTIAC, Mich., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- New 6.6L Duramax turbo diesel rated at 397 hp (296 kW) and 765 lb.-ft. of torque (1,037 Nm) Segment-best diesel power complemented by up to 11-percent improved fuel economy and up to 63-percent reduced NOx emissions Small-block 6.0L gas V-8 enhanced for greater low-rpm torque, while delivering 360 hp (268 kW) The new 2011 GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups are offered with a new 6.6L Duramax turbo-diesel V-8 that tops the segment in power. It is...

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