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Chevy Unveils New 4-Cylinder Duramax, Maybe For America

October 14th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

Diesel car sales are on the rise in America, and even GM is getting in on the action with the Chevy Cruze Diesel. But if you ask me, small diesel pickups is where automakers could make some serious money, and engines like the new global Chevy Duramax diesel makes the case all by itself

BREAKING: GM Confirms New Compact Pickup for 2014

August 8th, 2013 | by Jo Borrás

Details are scarce, but expect the 2014 Chevy Colorado and 2014 GMC Canyon to be aerodynamically smoother, have smaller shut lines, and take interior styling cues from the excellent Chevy Spark, Sonic, and Cruze compacts that will likely share demographics with the new pickups

Video: 4,000 MPH Hyperloop To Start Testing This Year

July 12th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

America has been embroiled in a debate over the wisdom of spending billions of dollars on a national high-speed rail network. A small Colorado company called ET3 has other ideas though, calling for a 4,000 mph “Hyperloop” system of vacuum tubes that could connect New York with L.A. in under an hour

Ford Considering Unibody Ranger Replacement?

March 6th, 2013 | by Christopher DeMorro

We’ve made no qualms about our disappointment with Ford and its unwillingness to replace the Ranger, a mid-size pickup that was one of the few alternatives to a full-size truck. Ford has insisted that consumers would rather have a full-size truck, but rumor has it that the Blue Oval might be considering a car-based, unibody pickup to replace the hole left by the Ranger.

U.S. Military Testing EVs As Battery Backups For Bases

December 5th, 2012 | by Christopher DeMorro

While electric cars are usually considered a bastion of leftie liberalism, a huge supporter of alternative energy sources has been the U.S. military. One benefit of technolgies like solar power and electric vehicles is their off-the-grid capability. The Fort Carson Army base in Colorado is undergoing an experimental “microgrid” that will use electric vehicle batteries to provide backup power in the event of a large scale power outage.

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