WHITE PLAINS, NY – Even as fuel prices soar, General Motors Corp. continues to see high demand for diesel-powered trucks, says Charles Freese, GM Powertrain executive director-diesel engineering. "We're still selling a high percentage of diesels in heavy-duty pickups," he says. "It's in the 60% range in the heavy-duty segment." Freese speaks to reporters during a recent press conference here to unveil the new 4.5L V-8 Duramax turbodiesel that will power ‘10 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC ...

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