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heavy-duty trucks

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2015 Ford F-150 proves lighter truck can be heavy-duty (pictures)

Ford's F-150 has been the best-selling truck in the US for the past 37 years in a row. This year it gets a radical overhaul, moving to aluminum to save weight and getting a raft of new tech inside and out, making sure this workhorse continues to carry the Blue Oval forward.

8 Images By January 12, 2014

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L.A. presents its heavy-duty electric truck

This video takes a look at the conception and realization of L.A.'s own heavy-duty electric truck.

By March 21, 2010

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Self-driving cars will bristle with sensors

Car computers will use many sources of data -- lasers, radar, stereo cameras, even windshield wiper rain detectors -- to figure out what's around them. And none of the sensors will ever get drowsy.

By September 3, 2013

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Trucks follow cars on road to better fuel efficiency

The first fuel-economy standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks aim to improve efficiency by about 20 percent by 2018, potentially saving about $50 billion on fuel costs largely by using existing technologies.

By August 9, 2011

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GM's HD pickup truck plant will add third shift, bringing 750 jobs back to Flint

General Motors will add a third shift at Flint Assembly, generating 750 jobs for the plant that makes Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra heavy-duty pickups.

By January 25, 2011

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Two N.C. police departments going green with dual-fueled fleets

Patrol cars in Raleigh and Knightdale, N.C., will run partially on propane as part of a U.S. Department of Energy program.

By August 3, 2011

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GMC plans to add Granite subcompact crossover

Automotive News reports on GMC's future model plans.

By July 26, 2011

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China Yuchai introduces China's first Euro VI-compliant diesel engine

China Yuchai introduced China's first Euro VI-compliant automotive diesel engine.

By July 6, 2011

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New car labels offer QR codes but no grades

EPA, Transportation Department unveil car labels for comparing efficiency, cost, and environmental impact among different drive trains, but they drop letter grade system that automakers balked at.

By May 25, 2011

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GE's tandem-battery electric bus

Two-battery system for hybrid electric bus enables enough power for acceleration, while also providing capacity for sufficient driving range on a single charge, GE says.

By December 2, 2010