Last week's announcement by General Motors Corp. that it is going to build 5.3L V-8 flexible fuel engines beginning in the '02 model year means the automaker will be able to sell more light trucks as it picks up additional fuel efficiency credits from corporate average fuel economy (CAFE) guidelines. “Right now we are not taking full advantage of the credit that we could get with the (flex fuel vehicles) we are currently building, which is the S-10/Sonoma pickup trucks. When we implement ...

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