MILFORD, MI – General Motors Corp. officials here Thursday confirm the auto maker is developing a diesel engine for its light trucks targeted at improving fuel economy 25%. Aimed principally at light-duty pickups such as the Chevrolet Silverado, a source says the new V-8 diesel will be designed to fit wherever a small-block gasoline V-8 currently is used, which suggests the new engine also may be destined for the auto maker’s fullsize SUVs. GM produced more than 830,000 5.3L small-block ...

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