• Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

    7 days ago - By Chron

    DETROIT - General Motors is making the new Chevrolet Silverado pickup bigger yet lighter so it's more fuel efficient.
    The company unveiled the 2019 full-size pickup Saturday night ahead of Detroit's auto show.
    GM says the new truck is 450 pounds lighter than the current one through use of aluminum in the doors, hood and tailgate. Yet it's just under 2 inches longer than the old one for more space in the cargo bed and a roomier interior.
    The 2019 truck is due in showrooms in the fall.
    The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups.
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  • Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

    8 days ago - By Chron

    DETROIT - In the world of full-size pickups, it's a race to see who can haul more stuff, yet do it with lighter, more efficient trucks.
    General Motors is taking a big step that way with an all-new Chevrolet Silverado unveiled Saturday night ahead of Detroit's big auto show.
    The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups. Big pickup truck sales rose nearly 6 percent last year to almost 2.4 million, even though total U.S. auto sales dropped 2 percent. One in every seven vehicles sold last year was a full-size pickup.
    GM says its...
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