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New Duramax 6.6L Diesel Offered on 2017 Silverado HD


Chevrolet today announced the redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel offered on the 2017 Silverado HD. This next-generation redesign offers more horsepower and torque than ever — an SAE-certified 445 horsepower (332 kW) and 910 lb.-ft. (1,234 Nm) — to enable easier, more confident hauling and trailering.

Turbocharged 2018 Chevrolet Equinox Offers Choices


A range of three turbocharged engines — including the segment’s first turbo-diesel — provides customers more choices when it comes to performance, efficiency and capability in the all-new 2018 Chevrolet Equinox.

New 1LE Packages Elevate Camaro Track Capabilities


The Chevrolet Camaro 1LE performance package returns for 2017, poised to set new benchmarks for attainable track performance.

Chevrolet Clinches Two Engine Awards


The all-new 3.6L V6 powering the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro and Voltec propulsion system for the 2016 Chevrolet Volt are among the winners of Ward’s 10 Best Engines.

Chevrolet Colorado Diesel: America’s Most Fuel Efficient Pickup


Chevrolet today confirmed that the 2016 Colorado two-wheel drive with the Duramax turbo-diesel will be the most fuel efficient pickup in America, offering an Environmental Protection Agency-estimated 31 mpg highway fuel economy.

Chevy Introduces Camaro Accessories, Performance Parts


As the all-new Gen Six Camaro rolls into showrooms this fall, Chevrolet is matching its introduction with accessories and performance parts that enable greater personalization and driving fun.

New ZZ6 Chevy Small Block Advances Crate Engine Legacy


Developed with contemporary technologies, including a high-rpm valvetrain, Chevrolet Performance’s new ZZ6 crate engine offers builders a modern twist on the classic Chevy Small Block 350.

Chevrolet Introduces Colorado Duramax Diesel


The fastest-selling truck in the market now offers an available turbo-diesel engine. The 2016 Chevrolet Colorado Duramax diesel takes midsize truck capability and efficiency to unprecedented levels.

2016 Chevrolet Cruze Features New Ecotec Engines


The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze in North America is offered with a new Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged engine that features direct injection to help offer an EPA-estimated 42 mpg on the highway with an available six-speed automatic transmission. Standard stop/start technology contributes to efficiency in stop-and-go driving. The new 1.4L turbo is SAE-certified at 113 kW (153 hp) and 240 Nm of torque (177 lb-ft), using regular unleaded fuel (RON 91).

2016 Camaro’s Driving Fun Rooted in New Powertrains


An all-new lineup of six powertrain combinations in the 2016 Camaro complements the car’s lighter, stronger structure to enable a faster, more nimble driving experience.

Corvette Engine Repeats Win as WardsAuto 10 Best


The high performance, technology-packed LT1 Small Block 6.2L V8 that powers the 2015 Corvette Stingray is a Ward’s 10 Best Engine for 2015. The engine also was recognized with this award in 2014.

Silverado Engines Integrate Advanced Technology, Dependable Design


When it comes to trucks, customers place dependability near the top of the list. And when it comes to truck engines, more than 100 million engines’ worth of continuous improvement and trillions of miles support the Chevrolet Silverado V-6 and V-8s claim to delivering on that requirement.

Polishing for Performance


Polished engine parts might bring to mind chromed pulleys or valve covers that add a touch of dazzle under the hood. But when it comes to the 5.3 Liter V8 EcoTec3 engine, the shine on the crankshaft means using automated microfinishing and electronic measurement to get crank tolerances to the width of a human red blood cell, or within eight microns.

Next-Generation Chevrolet Volt Features All-New Voltec Propulsion System for More Efficiency


When the next-generation Chevrolet Volt debuts at the North American International Auto Show in January, it will feature an all-new Voltec extended range electric vehicle (EREV) propulsion system substantially developed from Volt owners including data collected on their driving behaviors.

8-Speed Automatic Makes Corvette Faster, More Efficient


The all-new, paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission makes the 2015 Corvette Stingray faster and more fuel efficient, with 0-60 acceleration of only 3.7 seconds and an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway.

Compact Powerhouse: Inside Corvette Z06’s LT4 Engine


The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors, with its all-new LT4 supercharged 6.2L V-8 engine SAE-certified at 650 horsepower (485 kW) at 6,400 rpm and 650 lb-ft of torque (881 Nm) at 3,600 rpm.

New 8-Speed Enables Quicker, More Efficient Corvette


The all-new, GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission offered in the 2015 Corvette Stingray and Z06 enhances performance and efficiency, while delivering exceptional refinement and world-class shift responsiveness that rivals the world’s best dual-clutch transmissions.

Chevrolet Silverado Gears Up for 2015


The all-new, GM-developed Hydra-Matic 8L90 eight-speed transmission is matched with the available 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8 engine in the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, supporting the pickup’s capabilities with greater efficiency and refinement.

2015 Chevrolet and GMC Pickups, SUVs to Offer Eight-Speed Transmission


Chevrolet and GMC have confirmed a new eight-speed automatic transmission will be standard on 2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra and GMC Yukon Denali/Yukon XL Denali models equipped with the 6.2L EcoTec3 V-8.

2015 Corvette Z06 Rated at 650 Horsepower


DETROIT – The all-new 2015 Corvette Z06 is the most powerful production car ever from General Motors and one of a few production cars available in the United States that delivers more than 600 horsepower.

New DR525 Racing Engine from Chevrolet Performance


ATLANTA – Chevrolet Performance today introduced the all-new DR525 drag racing crate engine, designed as the spec engine for National Muscle Car Association’s new LS Stock racing class in the LSX Showdown Challenge Series.

Brownstown Battery Assembly Expands Capabilities


General Motors will bring all its electric vehicle battery building capabilities in-house with production of battery systems for the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV at its battery assembly plant in Brownstown, Mich.

GM Fuel Cell Fleet Tops 3 Million Miles


DETROIT – General Motors’ fleet of fuel cell vehicles recently passed 3 million miles of hydrogen-powered, real-world driving. Some individual vehicles have accumulated more than 120,000 miles. By GM’s estimate, using hydrogen to power these vehicles, the fleet has avoided 157,894 gallons of gasoline consumption.

New Modular Ecotec Engines are More Adaptable, Efficient


DETROIT – A new generation of Ecotec small-displacement engines streamlines General Motors’ global powertrain portfolio with a modular architecture that broadens its adaptability to global markets and reduces manufacturing complexity – while offering customers leading-edge efficiency, refinement and durability.

Gen 5 Camaro Performance Parts Released


DETROIT – Chevrolet Performance has released a comprehensive collection of factory-engineered performance parts and accessories for fifth-generation Camaros, 2010 model year and newer. Many of the parts preserve the vehicle warranty when installed by a Chevrolet dealer – an advantage aftermarket installers cannot provide.

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Camaro at the Brickyard

Among the milestones surrounding the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend is Chevrolet’s legacy as the official pace car – an honor it has held more than any other manufacturer.