Chevy, GMC rolling out bi-fuel pickup

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Updated Apr 11, 2013
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General Motors says its 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD and GMC Sierra 2500 HD bi-fuel pickup trucks will be available in the crew cab configuration to fleet and retail customers.

The bi-fuel pickups run on gasoline or compressed natural gas (CNG) and seamlessly switch between the two fuels for a combined range of 650 miles. The trucks are available in standard and long-box and two-or-four wheel drive.

“Our commercial and retail customers know they can go the distance with our bi-fuel pickup trucks without range anxiety,” said Ed Peper, General Motors U.S. vice president of Fleet and Commercial Sales.

The single-tank CNG system is installed by a first-tier supplier as an extension of GM’s manufacturing process, following GM’s process and standards. Once the fuel system is in place, GM will deliver these trucks to a dealer or to an upfitter for customer-ordered modifications.

The trucks are covered by GM’s three-year, 36,000-mile new vehicle limited warranty and five-year, 100,000-mile limited powertrain warranty and vehicle emissions warranty.

The bi-fuel option is priced $11,000 above the suggested retail price of the base vehicle, and may be purchased through Chevrolet and GMC dealers.

The vehicle meets all Environmental Protection Agency and California Air Resources Board emission certification requirements.