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The upcoming diesel version of the Chevrolet Cruze may be General Motors' first non-hybrid vehicle since the 1990s to get an EPA-certified fuel economy rating of at least 50 mpg on the highway.
GM's product chief says the skepticism of GM lifers has helped drive him and CEO Mary Barra as they instilled the focus and discipline that's now helping to produce record profits.
The crisis that erupted over faulty ignition switches in 2014 changed GM's culture more than its bankruptcy five years earlier did, GM's product development chief said.
The upcoming Chevrolet Cruze diesel sedan and hatchback could be the first nonhybrid cars sold in the U.S. since the late 1980s to get an EPA highway rating of 50 mpg or more, GM officials say.
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