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Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size

Redesigned Chevy Silverado pickup loses weight, gains size Photo: AP.

January 13, 2018 06:51 PM

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is making the new Chevrolet Silverado pickup bigger yet lighter so it's more fuel efficient.

The company unveiled the 2019 full-size pickup Saturday night ahead of Detroit's auto show.

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GM says the new truck is 450 pounds lighter than the current one through use of aluminum in the doors, hood and tailgate. Yet it's just under 2 inches longer than the old one for more space in the cargo bed and a roomier interior.

The 2019 truck is due in showrooms in the fall.

The Silverado is the second-best selling vehicle in the U.S. and is outsold only by Ford's F-Series pickups.

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By TOM KRISHER

(Copyright 2018 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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