General Motors Corp. plans to make a big impact in the heavy-duty pickup market this fall when it releases an all-new V-8 diesel engine as an option for its '01 Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra three-quarter-ton and 1-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 Moraine, OH, which built the previous-generation GM 6.5L work-truck ...
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