Honda Patents Wacky, Radial, Variable Compression Engine

Honda might be looking back to early aeronautics in its latest bid to make variable compression engines simpler and sturdier.

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Ford Building New Big-Block V8 for Heavy Trucks: Here's a Deep Dive for Engine Nerds

It’s a rare occasion when an automaker develops a brand-new engine family. Scarcer still are clean-sheet V8 designs. But bucking modern trends, Ford has created an all-new big-block gasoline unit for use in heavy trucks.

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How the 2019 Ram HD Delivers 1,000 Lb-Ft of Torque

How does the 2019 Ram Heavy Duty pickup deliver more torque than its rivals?

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VW's New 2.0L Turbo is More Efficient, More Powerful and Runs on Regular Gas

Volkswagen has developed a more efficient version of its acclaimed AE888 engine, one with an advanced new combustion process.

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How Do You Break in a Car's New Engine?

So, you just bought a car, something showroom fresh with fewer miles on the odometer than a new pair of shoes. 

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How the 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel Gets 52 MPG

The 2017 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel sedan is expected to deliver 52 miles per gallon on the highway. According to GM, this makes it the most efficient non-hybrid, non-electric vehicle in America.

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Everything You Need to Know About Infiniti's New 3.0-Liter Twin-Turbo V6

The 2016 Infiniti Q50 sports sedan offers a broad range of powertrains, but this car’s most alluring under-hood option is a brand new 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6. As with most good things in life, it was worth the wait.

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Chrysler Pentastar V6 Significantly Enhanced for 2016

Chrysler’s award-winning Pentastar V6 has received a number of significant upgrades for 2016. These enhancements improve torque output, efficiency and even a reduced weight.

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New Alfa Romeo Four-Door to Get Ferrari Engine

Reports indicate an upcoming Alfa Romeo sedan called the Giulia will have a lusty heart, an engine with a healthy dose of Ferrari DNA.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Shelby GT350 Mustang's Engine

“My job is horsepower,” said Adam Christian, engine performance technical expert at Ford. And one glance at the numbers – 102 ponies per liter in particular – and it’s clear he and his team deserve a raise.

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Are Turbocharged Engines Reliable?
Turbochargers are becoming more and more popular. Automakers are constantly looking for ways to improve their fuel-economy figures without sacrificing performance and these little exhaust-driven blowers can really help out.

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Chrysler Recalls 900,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk

Chrysler is recalling over 900,000 vehicles worldwide because of defects that could cause fires.

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Audi Developing New Fuel-Saving Engine Technology

Smaller, more sophisticated engines are on deck at Audi with technologies that will characterize the company’s future products. 

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GM's All-New Ecotec Engine Family Detailed

General Motors unveiled its brand-new family of Ecotec small-displacement engines at its Powertrain Headquarters in Pontiac, Mich. this morning. The lineup will include 11 separate powerplants in both three- and four-cylinder configurations.

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Everything You Need to Know About the First Turbocharged Ferrari Engine in Decades

The Geneva Motor Show always plays host to a throng of exciting ultra-high-performance automobiles and this year’s installment was no exception. Lamborghini revealed its sultry new Huracán, McLaren unwrapped the alluring 650S and even Pagani’s outlandish Zonda Revolución made a showing. But the folks in Maranello, Italy were not to be out done.

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