Hybrid trucks - Fuelly Forums

Click here to see important news regarding the aCar App

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 01-03-2007, 12:12 PM   #1
Registered Member
Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 682
Country: United States
Wink Hybrid trucks

Maybe there's hope for GM and Daimler Chrysler.....


GM is going to be the first to use this hybrid drive in its trucks, which is much more powerful that their 14 kW hybrid drives. DC will follow about 1 year later.

I think I already know the answer to the question: Will GM produce the highest mileage pickup by using a SMALL gas engine like the 4.8 V8, 4.3 V6, or even the 2.9 I4? NO WAY. I'll give odds that GM uses nothing smaller than their 5.3 V8. And because of it, they won't get 30 EPA highway mpg.

Still, 25 mpg would make my trade my F350 Powerjoke in a flash.
Capitalism: The cream rises. Socialism: The scum rises.
Sludgy is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Notes Request earwhiskers Fuelly Web Support and Community News 2 07-20-2009 03:38 AM
Vehicle Notes pb Fuelly Web Support and Community News 4 10-08-2008 11:38 AM
Just failed emissions twice Matt Timion General Maintenance and Repair 84 07-27-2006 02:19 PM
Modifying exhaust to increase mileage? Matt Timion General Fuel Topics 15 01-07-2006 07:44 PM
Anyone know how to get Tree Sap off the car??? Compaq888 General Discussion (Off-Topic) 4 12-16-2005 03:11 PM

» Fuelly Android Apps
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -8. The time now is 01:36 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.