News: Powertrains

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Gets Expanded 10-Speed Availability, New Tech

2020 GMC Sierra 1500 Gets Expanded 10-Speed Availability, New TechGMC shares updates for the 2020 Sierra 1500 ahead of its August on-sale date.

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Baby Duramax Diesel Makes 277 hp, 460 Torque in Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra

Baby Duramax Diesel Makes 277 hp, 460 Torque in Chevrolet Silverado and GMC SierraWe finally know the horsepower and torque numbers for the diesel engine in GM's half-ton pickups.

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Why the Full-Size Truck's Manual Transmission Is Dead

Why the Full-Size Truck's Manual Transmission Is DeadManual transmissions can no longer be had in full-size pickup trucks. Here's why.

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Engine Deep Dive: Toyota Tacoma's Atkinson-Cycle V-6

Engine Deep Dive: Toyota Tacoma's Atkinson-Cycle V-6Does the Atkinson-Cycle V-6 improve fuel economy for the Toyota Tacoma? We take a closer look.

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Monster V-8 Showdown: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Vs. 2019 Ram HD

Monster V-8 Showdown: 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD Vs. 2019 Ram HDWe break down and compare two gas V-8 engines: a big Hemi versus a new Chevy small block.

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Could Ford's Hybrid Mustang Engine Be Used in the F-150?

Could Ford's Hybrid Mustang Engine Be Used in the F-150?A Ford patent for a hybrid V-8 has us wondering whether the powertrain can be used in a pickup truck.

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Feds, FCA Reach Settlement in EcoDiesel Emissions Scandal

Feds, FCA Reach Settlement in EcoDiesel Emissions ScandalFiat Chrysler Automobiles and the federal government share terms of diesel emissions settlement.

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2019 Ram 3500 Reaches New Torque Territory

2019 Ram 3500 Reaches New Torque TerritoryThe new 2019 Ram 3500 gets a high-output turbo-diesel 6.7-liter Cummins that breaks new territory.

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Big-Rig Technologies Provide Peek at Pickup Truck Future

Big-Rig Technologies Provide Peek at Pickup Truck FutureWhat do big-rig technologies unveiled at the 2019 CES mean to the future of pickup trucks?

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Chevrolet Lifts the Cover on the 2020 Silverado HDs

Chevrolet Lifts the Cover on the 2020 Silverado HDsChevrolet reveals the brawnier 2020 Silverado HDs; they're set for a full debut in February 2019.

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