How The Chevy Colorado Diesel Was Americanized: It's More Than Emissions

“Diesel Chevy truck” sounds as American as John Wayne watching Jackass on a phone while he’s eating a hot dog and picking a fight at a baseball game. But even though the four-cylinder Duramax rumbling in the new Colorado and GMC Canyon has been around since 2011, it wasn’t actually fit for the U.S.A. until now. »10/12/15 12:21pm10/12/15 12:21pm


The Hummer-Replacing Oshkosh JLTV Will Run A GM Duramax Diesel V8

The Oshkosh Corporation was just awarded a huge contract by the U.S. military to build the truck that will replace the Hummer, dubbed Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV). Now we’ve heard JLTV will be powered by Duramax diesel V8 engine and an Allison transmission, just like a Chevy truck. »8/28/15 8:31pm8/28/15 8:31pm

Chevy Silverado HD High Country Brings More Bling To Work Trucks

To the surprise of nobody GM's introducing a High Country luxury trim variant for the 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HDand 3500HD pickups. The gas, CNG, and Duramax diesel will all be available with the saddle brown leather and banjo bangin' Bose stereo I came to like in Chevy's top-tier pickup. »4/09/14 1:38pm4/09/14 1:38pm

2010 4.5L Duramax Diesel has Shockingly Brilliant Design

It's not often a design comes along and truly thinks outside of the box. What would you say to a GM developed, 4.5L V8 turbo diesel putting down 310 horsepower and 520 lb.ft. of torque in the footprint of a small block 350? What if we told you that same engine has common rail injection, a variable geometry turbo, no… »1/22/08 8:45am1/22/08 8:45am

PCH, Engine Swap Edition: Hayabusa-ized Honda 600 or Duramaxed '47 Ford?

I never would have imagined that 55% of you prefer a Pierre Cardin '73 AMX to a "real" '70 AMX, but that turned out to be the case in yesterday's Choose Your Eternity Poll. Today we're returning to a theme we visited with Aircraft Engine Edition PCH and Mix-N-Match Madness PCH: Engine swaps! Not only that, we're… »1/09/08 5:00pm1/09/08 5:00pm

More Fast Oil-Burners: The Trident Iceni Headed to Monaco on Single Tank of Biodiesel

A slithery GT coupe powered by GM's 6.6-liter Duramax turbodiesel? What's next, a Navistar-powered TVR? A Cummins 610 Turbo Morgan? Not so fast — the Trident Iceni is for real. And with 375 hp and 520 lb-ft of torque, it can get up and go from zero to 60 mph in 3.9 seconds and top out at 170 mph. The company's taking… »4/16/07 12:15pm4/16/07 12:15pm