PHOENIX, Arizona — General Motors Corp. plans to make a heavy duty impact in the heavy duty pickup market this fall when it releases an all-new V-8 diesel engine as an option for its 2001-model Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra three-quarter-ton and one-ton “work” pickups. The new 6.6L turbodiesel engine — dubbed Duramax — was developed by GM and Isuzu Motors Ltd. through their joint-venture DMAX Ltd. The engine will be built at the new DMAX production site in Morain, OH, which built the ...
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