FLINT, MI – General Motors Corp. is quick to point out its current pressurized 4- and 6-cyl. engines offer equal performance and better efficiency than many of its larger, normally aspirated V-6s and V-8s. But when the all-new ‘11 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan, as well as the Chevy Volt extended-range electric vehicle, comes to market in two years, it will take to a new level GM’s pledge to replace its larger-displacement powertrains with more-advanced 4-cyl. engines that optimize both ...
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