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Fleet News October 2013

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Getting the Job Done with GM Trucks The all-new 2014-MY Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 GMC Sierra 1500 trucks are now available, and with all-new standard features, and sever- The 2014 GMC Sierra 1500 offers a 4.3L V-6, a 5.3L V-8, and a 6.2L V-8 (avail- al options and packages available, your business can get the job done able fall 2013) and comes standard with a six-speed automatic transmission. with GM trucks. Period. In addition, the 2014 Sierra/Silverado Crew Cab has recently achieved a fve-star Overall Vehicle Score for safety from the NHTSA1. For new safety technologies, GM offers an available Lane Departure Warning system that alerts the driver if the vehicle drifts into another lane; and Forward Collision Alert, which warns the driver if the vehicle gets too close to another ahead. The Driver Alert Seat, and Front and Rear Park As- Chevrolet Silverado 1500 sist are available options as well. The Silverado EcoTec3 5.3L V-8 offers a fuel economy of 16 mpg city Exterior features include standard chrome bumpers and grille sur- and 23 highway1 for 2WD models, and 16 city and 22 highway2 for 4WDs. round, projector headlamps, and black wheel opening moldings. Crew For engine choices, the 2014 Silverado also offers a new 4.3L V-6 and a cab models have larger rear doors and double cab models now have new 6.2L V-8 (available fall 2013). Using Active Fuel Management, all three front-hinged rear doors that provide better backseat entry and exit. can switch to four-cylinders to improve effciency when the truck is under The interior instrument cluster features six gauges with an available 4.2- light-load conditions. Each EcoTec3 engine also has direct injection and vari- inch diagonal color Driver Information Center. Multiple 12-volt outlets, up able valve timing and is matched with a six-speed automatic transmission. to fve USB ports2 and an SD card slot are standard and a 110-volt power Along with several bed length options, the Silverado comes with new bed features, including a new available CornerStep bumper and built-in hand grip pockets. A locking tailgate and two-tier loading come standard. outlet is an available option. IntelliLink3,6 is an available connectivity option, of which the system fea- tures an 8-inch diagonal color touchscreen. Interior features include a standard six gauge instrument cluster with a 3.5-inch or 4.2-inch diagonal Driver's Information Center display. There is 1 also an available 110-volt power outlet, and a standard 12-volt outlet and New Car Assessment Program. Go to for more information. multiple USB ports3. GM also offers Chevrolet MyLink4, which can con- 2 Based on EPA estimates and GM Large Pickup Segment. nect to up to 10 devices. 3 Not compatible with all devices. 4 MyLink functionality varies by model. Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and OnStar5 is also an available feature. Government 5-Star Safety Ratings are part of the U.S. Department of Transportation's smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. 5 Visit for coverage map, system limitations and details. 6 Full functionality requires compatible Bluetooth and smartphone, and USB connectivity for some devices. The 2014 Chevrolet Silverado (top three photos) and GMC Sierra (bottom two photos) now have larger, front-hinged doors on double cab models, and available features such as the CornerStep bumper and LED bed lights. The pickups have begun to hit dealer foors. AUTOMOTIVE FLEET MAGAZINE I GM FLEET NEWS

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