Video: The Future of Diesel Cars and Trucks - Insights from Industry Voices
The Future is Bright for Clean Diesel
Join Diesel Power magazine Editor KJ Jones, Executive Director of the Diesel Technology Forum Allen Schaeffer, and General Motors engineers as they converse about clean diesel technology and how this technology meets consumer needs, fuel efficiency demands, and environmental goals. They also look at GM’s growing diesel portfolio, which includes a new diesel engine available for the Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Cruze, and GMC Terrain.
1:52 – Still concerned about diesel emissions? Diesel vehicles that are available today are the most heavily evaluated, tested, verified and scrutinized of any generation of diesel that we have ever seen to deliver super clean, efficient technology.
2:35 – Consumers want mobility choices, and diesel is still one of the great competitive powertrain choices.
3:20 - We take a look at all the diesel models that are currently on the market in the U.S., including the 12 Chevrolet and GMC diesel models.
5:25 – New generation of diesel drivers like the balance of options with a diesel—great efficiency, performance, fuel economy, range…
8:17 - The diesel lifestyle is a total immersion. Once you are exposed to the power and “seat of your pants” torque acceleration of the diesel engine, you are passionate about the diesel platform.
10:40 – Families are about diesel and its utility. People that are into diesel are “all in” across the different vehicle options for their families from cars, SUVs, to big pickup trucks.
12:19 – Hear more about GM’s commitment to diesel and giving consumers a choice for outstanding fuel economy, power and range.
17:32 - GM won’t give away any future diesel product secrets, but we check in on the possibility of a Chevy Suburban with a Duramax diesel engine or more fondly known as a “Duraburban”.
22:11 - Take a close look at what makes the GM Ecotec 1.6L diesel engine a “whisper” diesel.
28:15 – Outstanding fuel economy levels for the Chevy Cruze (52mpg highway!) and the Chevy Equinox (39mpg highway!) that customers are surpassing in normal driving levels.
35:55 - Consumers wanting to make a “green statement” can use a blend of biodiesel in their GM vehicles as all of the models are B20 compliant.