TodayApril 16, 2022

GMC and Chevy, 4 new models, 2 new engines on Driving the Nation

Jeff Luke, Executive Chief Engineer for General Motors, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, Driving the Nation about the new full size trucks coming out for 2015.

The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado was named North American Truck of the Year so there are high expectations for the 2015 model. Luke talks about the 12th generation of the Chevy Suburban, a vehicle that has been around since 1935. Luke goes through the new engines, 5.3-liter and the 6.2-liter eco-tech engines, for the Chevy Silverado and Suburban and the GMC Yukon XL and Yukon Denali.

Who are the competitors?

What are the specs for the engines and what accounts for the increase in fuel economy?

Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive.