GM http://www.autospectator.com/cars/topics/gm The taxonomy view with a depth of 0. en 2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-yukon-hybrid <h3>GMC Yukon Hybrid Lineup Expands with Unique Yukon Denali Hybrid</h3> <p>The GMC Yukon Hybrid broke ground with the world’s first production 2-Mode full hybrid propulsion system, which on the 2WD model offers 21 mpg in city driving – a 50-percent improvement over non-hybrid models. The lineup now includes the distinctive Yukon Denali Hybrid, which infuses a new level of luxury into the efficient utility vehicle.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-GMC-Yukon-Hybrid-001.jpg" alt="2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Along with exceptional fuel economy, lineup delivers full-size capability – up to 6,200 pounds (2,812 kg) of towing capacity (2WD) and standard eight-passenger seating capacity" title="2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid: Along with exceptional fuel economy, lineup delivers full-size capability – up to 6,200 pounds (2,812 kg) of towing capacity (2WD) and standard eight-passenger seating capacity" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="331" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 GMC Yukon Hybrid: </strong>Along with exceptional fuel economy, lineup delivers full-size capability – up to 6,200 pounds (2,812 kg) of towing capacity (2WD) and standard eight-passenger seating capacity</span></span></p> <p><b>Highlights:</b><br /> * New exterior colors: Taupe Grey Metallic and Sheer Silver Metallic replace Blue Granite Metallic, Silver Birch Metallic and Deep Ruby Metallic<br /> * USB connectivity in center console, enabling stored audio files to play through the audio system and battery charging for some handheld devices</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-yukon-hybrid">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-yukon-hybrid#comments 2010 GM GMC GMC Yukon Hybrid Green Cars hybrids models Fri, 26 Mar 2010 13:11:37 +0000 admin 56657 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 GMC Sierra http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-sierra <h3>Sierra Denali HD Leads New 2011 Sierra Heavy-Duty</h3> <p>GMC presents the new 2011 Sierra Denali HD, the first offering of the exclusive Denali line on a heavy-duty GMC pickup. The Sierra Denali HD leads a comprehensively redesigned lineup of 2011 Sierra 2500HD and 3500HD trucks that go on sale in early summer – including the most powerful diesel engine in the segment.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-GMC-Sierra-Denali-Crew-Cab-001.jpg" alt="2010 GMC Sierra Denali Crew Cab: Sierra HD lineup offers increased towing capability (20,000 lbs. / 9,072 kg) and payload (6,335 lbs. / 2,873 kg) supported by all-new frames and strong suspensions" title="2010 GMC Sierra Denali Crew Cab: Sierra HD lineup offers increased towing capability (20,000 lbs. / 9,072 kg) and payload (6,335 lbs. / 2,873 kg) supported by all-new frames and strong suspensions" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="303" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 GMC Sierra Denali Crew Cab: </strong>Sierra HD lineup offers increased towing capability (20,000 lbs. / 9,072 kg) and payload (6,335 lbs. / 2,873 kg) supported by all-new frames and strong suspensions</span></span></p> <p>HIGHLIGHTS:<br /> - First-time HD offering of Denali’s unique combination of style, capability and premium features<br /> - Segment-leading diesel power with a new Duramax 6.6L turbo diesel rated at 397 hp (296 kW) and 765 lb.-ft. of torque (1,037 Nm)<br /> - All-new independent front suspension delivers 25-percent increased front axle rating and superior control under all conditions<br /> - Five of the 12 3500HD models offer a payload capability greater than 6,000 lbs.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-sierra">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-gmc-sierra#comments 2010 GM GMC GMC Sierra models pickups Trucks Thu, 25 Mar 2010 11:13:21 +0000 admin 56582 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Chevrolet Cruze http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-cruze <h3>Chevy Unveils U.S. Version Of The Popular, Fuel-Efficient Global Compact Sedan</h3> <p>Chevrolet unveiled the U.S. production version of the 2011 Cruze compact sedan at the L.A. Auto Show on Dec. 2, 2009. It is a global car refined for America, delivering many segment-leading features and details that challenge preconceived notions about what a compact car can be in North America.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Chevrolet-Cruze-001.jpg" alt="2011 Chevrolet Cruze: Expected segment-best fuel economy – up to 40 mpg highway – with new family of small-displacement engines, including Ecotec 1.4L I-4 turbo" title="2011 Chevrolet Cruze: Expected segment-best fuel economy – up to 40 mpg highway – with new family of small-displacement engines, including Ecotec 1.4L I-4 turbo" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2011 Chevrolet Cruze: </strong>Expected segment-best fuel economy – up to 40 mpg highway – with new family of small-displacement engines, including Ecotec 1.4L I-4 turbo</span></span></p> <p>Highlights:<br /> - Popular global car refined for America<br /> - Progressive design with exceptional levels of refinement, quietness and build quality<br /> - More spacious interior and greater cargo room than Honda Civic and Toyota Corolla<br /> - Ten standard air bags help make it one of the safest cars in its class<br /> - Built at Lordstown, Ohio assembly plant<br /> - On sale in third quarter of 2010<br /> - Five-year/100,000-mile powertain warranty – the best coverage in America</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-cruze">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-cruze#comments 2011 Chevrolet Chevrolet Cruze GM models Thu, 25 Mar 2010 08:42:22 +0000 admin 56537 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-silverado-hd <p>On a recent validation drive of the new, 2011 Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty trucks, engineer Brent Deep towed a 20,000-pound (9,072 kg) trailer for 245 miles (400 km) along I-70 between Denver and Grand Junction, Colo. – and he barely touched the brakes the entire way.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2011-Chevrolet-Silverado-2500-HD-003.jpg" alt="2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD: Features class-leading torque, class-leading fuel economy with up to 63-percent lower emissions and quicker acceleration with new 6.6L Duramax diesel mated to new Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission" title="2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD: Features class-leading torque, class-leading fuel economy with up to 63-percent lower emissions and quicker acceleration with new 6.6L Duramax diesel mated to new Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="244" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD: </strong>Features class-leading torque, class-leading fuel economy with up to 63-percent lower emissions and quicker acceleration with new 6.6L Duramax diesel mated to new Allison 1000 six-speed automatic transmission</span></span></p> <p>2011 Chevrolet Silverado Heavy-Duty Trucks Highlights:<br /> * Segment-best towing (20,000 lb / 9,072 kg) and payload (6,335 lb / 2,873 kg) supported by all-new frames and strong suspensions for maximum capability<br /> * B20 biodiesel capable<br /> * All-new exhaust brake system for greater feeling of control and reduced brake pad wear<br /> * Comprehensive set of confidence- and control-related features, including trailer sway control, integrated trailer brake control, hill start assist, automatic grade braking and intelligent brake assist</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-silverado-hd">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2011-chevrolet-silverado-hd#comments 2011 Chevrolet Chevrolet Silverado HD Chevy GM models pickups Trucks Thu, 25 Mar 2010 07:58:24 +0000 admin 56525 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Traverse http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-traverse <p>The 2010 Chevy Traverse is an expressively styled, well-equipped crossover that gives customers people-hauling and cargo-carrying capability typically found in larger SUVs. It is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, in both front-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive configurations.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Traverse-07.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Traverse" title="2010 Chevrolet Traverse" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="286" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Traverse</strong></span></span></p> <p>Efficient performance comes from a 3.6L V-6 with direct injection that helps produce power similar to many V-8 engines and uses regular unleaded gasoline. The Chevrolet Traverse is rated at 288 horsepower (215 kW)* and 270 lb.-ft. of torque (366 Nm)* with dual exhaust (281 hp/210 kW* and 266 lb.-ft./361 Nm* with single exhaust), but delivers better-than-expected fuel economy of 24 mpg on the highway. </p> <p>Changes for 2010 are limited to a new exterior color, a USB port on the radios and the inclusion of OnStar 8.2. New USB port included with premium radios. Located in the center console, it connects portable music devices to the vehicle’s audio system and charges batteries of some hand-held items.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Traverse-09.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Traverse" title="2010 Chevrolet Traverse" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Traverse</strong></span></span></p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-traverse">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-traverse#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Traverse Chevy GM models Wed, 13 Jan 2010 15:21:13 +0000 admin 55338 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe-hybrid <p>The 2010 Chevy Tahoe Hybrid delivers up to 40-percent improved mileage in city driving, compared with non-hybrid models, while delivering all of the comfort and capability customers expect in a full-size SUV. The vastly improved fuel economy is due largely to a state-of-the-art hybrid system using GM’s Electrically Variable Transmission (EVT). </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Tahoe-Hybrid-01.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid: With a patented hybrid system that returns exceptional fuel economy in both city and highway" title="2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid: With a patented hybrid system that returns exceptional fuel economy in both city and highway" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="326" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid: </strong>With a patented hybrid system that returns exceptional fuel economy in both city and highway</span></span></p> <p>2010 HIGHLIGHTS:<br /> • New exterior colors: Taupe Grey Metallic, Red Jewel Tintcoat and Sheer Silver Metallic replace Graystone Metallic, Silver Birch Metallic and Deep Ruby Metallic<br /> • USB connection in center console, enabling stored audio files to play through the audio system and battery charging for some handheld devices </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe-hybrid">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe-hybrid#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Tahoe Hybrid Chevy GM Green Cars hybrids models Wed, 13 Jan 2010 14:55:34 +0000 admin 55323 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe <p>The 2010 Chevrolet Tahoe offers great spaciousness and towing capability, with the segment’s best fuel economy. That includes EPA-rated 15 city and 21 highway mileage in the Tahoe XFE model that was introduced during the 2009 model year. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Tahoe-04.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Tahoe: Single-speed transfer case standard on 4WD models; two-speed transfer case optional" title="2010 Chevrolet Tahoe: Single-speed transfer case standard on 4WD models; two-speed transfer case optional" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="303" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Tahoe: </strong>Single-speed transfer case standard on 4WD models; two-speed transfer case optional</span></span></p> <p>2010 TAHOE HIGHLIGHTS:<br /> • New exterior colors: Taupe Grey Metallic and Sheer Silver Metallic replace Graystone Metallic, Silver Birch Metallic and Deep Ruby Metallic<br /> • E85 capability and cam phasing on all 5.3L engines. E85 comprises 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline, reduces greenhouse gas and smog-forming emissions, is domestically produced and helps reduce dependence on petroleum<br /> • USB connection in center console, enabling stored audio files to play through the audio system and battery charging for some handheld devices<br /> • Interior Plus Package with Bluetooth capability; tri-zone climate control; front bucket seats with premium cloth; rear audio system controls and Universal Home Remote </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-tahoe#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Tahoe Chevy GM models Wed, 13 Jan 2010 14:35:42 +0000 admin 55316 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Suburban http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-suburban <p>For decades, the unique Chevrolet Suburban has been the benchmark of full-size SUVs. It is spacious, capable and more efficient than ever. The 2010 Chevy Suburban lineup is offered in LS, LT and LTZ models, with 2WD and 4WD, as well as 1500 and heavy-duty 2500 series. </p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Suburban-0001.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Suburban: Interior Plus Package with Bluetooth capability; tri-zone climate control; front bucket seats with premium cloth; rear audio system controls and Universal Home Remote" title="2010 Chevrolet Suburban: Interior Plus Package with Bluetooth capability; tri-zone climate control; front bucket seats with premium cloth; rear audio system controls and Universal Home Remote" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Suburban: </strong>Interior Plus Package with Bluetooth capability; tri-zone climate control; front bucket seats with premium cloth; rear audio system controls and Universal Home Remote</span></span></p> <p>2010 HIGHLIGHTS:<br /> • Vortec 6.0L V-8 with variable valve timing and E85 FlexFuel capability (2500 models). E85 comprises 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent gasoline, reduces greenhouse gas and smog-forming emissions, is domestically produced and helps reduce dependence on petroleum<br /> • New exterior colors: Taupe Grey Metallic and Sheer Silver Metallic replace Graystone Metallic, Silver Birch Metallic and Deep Ruby Metallic<br /> • All radios feature USB port to connect portable music devices to vehicle’s audio system and provide battery-charging capability<br /> • Exterior Plus Package with front fog lamps and luggage rack cross bars </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-suburban">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-suburban#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Suburban Chevy GM models Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:31:39 +0000 admin 55273 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hybrid <h3>Blends 25-Percent Greater Fuel Economy With Chevy’s Legendary Capability</h3> <p>The Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid for 2010 is a powerful, full-size pickup that achieves 40-percent greater city fuel economy and a 25-percent improvement in overall fuel economy while delivering the capability expected of a full-size truck – including a 6,100-pound (2,767 kg) towing capacity.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Silverado-Hybrid-0001.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid: Side curtain air bags and seat-mounted side air bags standard on all 1500 models along with revised interior door trim" title="2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid: Side curtain air bags and seat-mounted side air bags standard on all 1500 models along with revised interior door trim" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid: </strong>Side curtain air bags and seat-mounted side air bags standard on all 1500 models along with revised interior door trim</span></span></p> <p>Partnering General Motors’ patented two-mode hybrid system and a powerful 6.0L gas V-8, the Silverado Hybrid delivers highly efficient performance, including all-electric driving up to 30 mph (48 km/h). That saves fuel even when the truck is fully loaded or towing a trailer. </p> <p>EPA-estimated fuel economy for both 2WD and 4WD models is 21 mpg in the city and 22 on the highway. Combined with a 26-gallon (98 L) fuel tank, the Silverado Hybrid delivers a cruising range of more than 500 miles. </p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hybrid">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hybrid#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Silverado Hybrid Chevy Full-size pickup trucks GM Green Cars hybrids models pickups Trucks Wed, 13 Jan 2010 12:11:17 +0000 admin 55266 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars 2010 Chevrolet Silverado HD http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hd <p>The 2010 Chevrolet Silverado heavy-duty models are ready for any task, whether work or leisure. They are offered in a range of 2500HD (three-quarter-ton) and 3500HD (one-ton) models; and are available in WT, LT and LTZ trim. A wide range of configurations – three cab styles, three cargo box styles and five wheelbase lengths – delivers tremendous choice.</p> <p><span class="inline inline-left"><img src="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/files/images/2010-Chevrolet-Silverado-HD-0001.jpg" alt="2010 Chevrolet Silverado HD: Offers many segment-best capabilities" title="2010 Chevrolet Silverado HD: Offers many segment-best capabilities" class="image image-_original" width="500" height="333" /><span class="caption" style="width: 498px;"><strong>2010 Chevrolet Silverado HD: </strong>Offers many segment-best capabilities</span></span></p> <p>2010 HIGHLIGHTS:<br /> • USB connectivity in center console, enabling stored audio files to play through the audio system and battery charging for some handheld devices<br /> • Two exterior colors: Taupe Gray Metallic and Sheer Silver Metallic</p> <p>The Silverado HD pickups also offer many segment-best capabilities, including 18,500-pound (8,392 kg) gross combined vehicle weight rating for vehicles with a gas V-8 and a 13,000-pound (5,897 kg) conventional trailer weight rating enabled by a larger-capacity trailer hitch platform. Maximum towing capacity is 16,700 pounds (7,575 kg), when equipped with a fifth-wheel hitch.</p> <div class="image-clear"></div><p><a href="http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hd">read more</a></p> http://www.autospectator.com/cars/models/2010-chevrolet-silverado-hd#comments 2010 Chevrolet Chevrolet Silverado HD Chevy GM models Wed, 13 Jan 2010 11:48:59 +0000 admin 55247 at http://www.autospectator.com/cars