General Motors Considering Diesel and Hybrid SUVs for GMC, Cadillac, and Chevrolet

Posted on 28. Oct, 2013 by in News

General Motors is considering different technical solutions for the recently announced big SUVs from GMC, Chevy, and Cadillac. GM is considering the 2015 GMC Yukon, Chevy Tahoe, and Cadillac Escalade with diesel engines, hybrid power-trains, and top-end transmissions.

GM’s executive chief engineer Jeff Luke has confirmed the technical proposals for the large SUVs.

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The extended ESV and Escalade models share the same platform as that of Chevy Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Suburban; all these vehicles will be launched in North America during the 1st quarter of 2014.

Luke confirmed that 6-speed transmission in Escalade will be replaced by a top-geared transmission. GM is now working on 10-speed and 8-speed transmissions, both for the RWD applications.

Source : Cars Scoops

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