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Shortage of V8 pickups downplayed by GM


It appears that relying on a forecasted popularity of the updated V6 in its refreshed 2014 full-size pickups, General Motors decided not to order enough parts for the more-popular V8 – causing a shortage of supply. Because of the bad call,  Chevrolet and GMC dealers only have around 80% of the V8 Silverados and Sierras they need. The No.1 US automaker ...
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