Chrysler is preparing to add direct injection and turbocharging to its line of Pentastar V6 engines in order to increase output and enhance fuel economy. Continue Reading...
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Daimler is expanding its stake in Aston Martin as a part of the previously announced for AMG to provide engines to the British exotic car builder. Continue Reading...
It’s hard to beat the noises a well-designed, high-performance engine makes; experiencing this is of life’s great pleasures, especially when it isn’t adulterated by restrictive exhaust systems or synthesized bullshit piped through a vehicle’s speakers. Continue Reading...
Jaguar Land Rover has revealed its next-generation engine family: Ingenium. Continue Reading...
Since 1999, Engine Technology International Magazine has awarded the International Engine of the Year Award and this year’s winners have been announced. Continue Reading...
Welcome to the final installment of Trans Wars, a three-part miniseries exploring the automatic transmission. So far we’ve compared torque-converter and dual-clutch units, but these two gearboxes aren’t the only ones on the market today. Continue Reading...
In yesterday’s installment of Trans Wars we explored the benefits and downsides of conventional automatic gearboxes, ones that feature fluid-filled torque converters. This type of transmission has been around for more than 50 years; it works well and has pretty much become the industry standard. Continue Reading...
Join us for a three-part miniseries exploring the ins and outs of automatic transmissions. For the first installment we celebrate heritage by tipping our hats to a great motoring tradition that’s as American as baseball, apple pie and Oldsmobile. This is Trans Wars! Continue Reading...
Mazda might soon be spurred to fit a turbocharger to its SkyActiv four-cylinder gasoline engine in order to power the next generation CX-9. Continue Reading...
Like other supercars, McLarens are rarer than Sasquatch-fur coats. It’s hard enough to steal a glimpse of one at an auto show, but the chances of seeing one on the street are about as good as commuting to work on the back of a Pegasus. Continue Reading...
Not even Porsche is immune to pressure from governments and customers to improve fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The legendary German sports-car builder will offer a four-cylinder engine in future versions of both its Boxster and Cayman models. Continue Reading...
BMW plans to to further consolidate its platforms and engines to cut costs as part of its “Strategy Number One.” Continue Reading...
Luxury automakers like to mess with us. That is the only conclusion we can come up with when looking at various manufacturer’s vehicle nomenclature. Continue Reading...
BMW is considering the possibility of building engines in the U.S. or Mexico. Continue Reading...
Diesel engines are more efficient than their gasoline counterparts. There are several reasons for this; they burn a more energy-dense fuel, they’re run much higher compression ratios and there are fewer pumping losses since they have no throttle bodies. But what if you could take the best attributes of both powerplant types and combine them… Continue Reading...
No automaker can afford to stand still these days. The pace of development is absolutely relentless, especially when it comes to powertrains. To keep its vehicles as competitive as possible, Hyundai has refined two of its engines. Continue Reading...
The popularity of fuel-efficient, four-cylinder engines are on the rise with 55.8 percent of new vehicles sold or leased in the U.S. during the first half of 2013 equipped with smaller engines. Continue Reading...
Starting with the 2014 model year, the Ford Fusion mid-size sedan will come with six powertrain options now that a 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine is being added. Continue Reading...
Chrysler made a series of big announcements today at its Mack I Engine Plant in Detroit. Continue Reading...
It’s no secret; Toyota is buddy-buddy with British luxury automaker Aston Martin. The two firms have collaborated before, perhaps most famously the iQ-based Cygnet city car, and the latest gossip indicates is the “capital T” is interested in buying Aston. Continue Reading...
Designed as a rival to the BMW 3 Series, the Cadillac ATS has received plenty of praise, especially for its new 272-hp turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine. Continue Reading...
Engines are headed to shed cylinders in all areas of the automotive future. Don’t believe it? Try asking McLaren executive Antony Sheriff. Continue Reading...
Note: After publication this story was revised to accurately reflect the Volt’s drivetrain. Anyone thinking about switching to a Chevrolet Volt should consider waiting, at least if inside information leaked today about the 2014 model year is true. Continue Reading...
Ferrari is ponying up some money for a new investment into engine development for upcoming Maserati, Alfa Romeo and Lancia models. Continue Reading...