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 ...

Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)

"Printer-friendly" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:

All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
•Medium- andheavy-duty truck volumes
•Historical data and much more!

For pricing and subscription information please contact
Amber McLincha by email: or phone: (248) 799-2622

Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.

Already registered? here.