Walter P. Chrysler Museum Closing at Year's End

Attention history buffs and antique-auto aficionados: get your gristly haunches in gear because a landmark Detroit-area automotive attraction is closing its doors.

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GM, Peugeot Partnering on Three-Cylinder Engines

General Motors announced today that it will work with French automaker PSA Peugeot-Citroen to develop a new generation of small engines.

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2014 Chevy Corvette Interior Teased in Third Video

The all new 2014 Chevy Corvette is coming in a few short weeks, and today Chevy released the third video in a string of teasers, with this one showing off some interior touches such as the seat stitching. 

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Diesel-Powered Hondas Unlikely For US, Says Exec

Advanced diesel engines are one option automakers can turn to for complying with upcoming U.S. fuel-economy standards. German OEMs in particular are the technology’s strongest proponents, but at the opposite end of the Eurasian landmass, Honda is not so bullish.

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Chrysler Commits to Smaller, More Efficient V6

Speaking at a media event in Detroit today Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne confirmed suspicions that there will be more versions of the company’s award-winning Pentastar V6.

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2014 Subaru Forester to be More Efficient than Outgoing Model

The next-generation 2014  Subaru Forester will be more fuel efficient than today’s model according to the company. 

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Hyundai-Kia Developing Turbocharged V6 Engine

There’s a lot going on at Hyundai -Kia these days, especially in powertrain engineering. Never wanting to be behind the competition, the collaborative South Korean automakers have confirmed that they’re developing a new turbocharged V6.

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Can Aston Martin Really Cram a V12 Into a Scion IQ?

Is it April Fools’ Day or late October? Allegedly the folks at Aston Martin have figured out how to cram a V12 into a Cygnet city car.

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Meet the LT1: GM's Gen V Small Block V8

General Motors unveiled its latest V-8 engine at a media event this morning. Now in its fifth generation, the company’s venerable “mouse motor” features a raft of advanced technologies, but at its core it’s still a small block.

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Honda Accord Recalled for Possible Fire Hazard

Honda Accord V6 models from 2003 to 2007 are being recalled to fix a defective power steering hose that can leak fluid and catch on fire.

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Stop Motion Engine Rebuild Video is Amazing

It turns out that marrying stop motion animation and engine mechanics can yield beautiful results as the video below proves.

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2014 Chevrolet Volt Getting 2.0L Turbo: Rumor

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.

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BMW and Hyundai Could Be Partners in New Engine Family Development

This story probably would have made you laugh a few years ago. It would have seemed unthinkable, impossibile even. All the same, BMW is working with Hyundai to produce engines.

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Chrysler Celebrates the Assembly of Its Millionth Pentastar V6

Two years ago the first Pentastar V6 engine rolled off the line. The person who made it might not have known, but that engine was the first of what would prove to be one of the best engines in the world.

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Chris-Craft Builds An Infiniti V8 Powered Mahogany Speedboat

Infiniti‘s brawny 5.6 liter V8 proves to not only motivate land yachts but actual maritime yachts as well. Students at the Tennessee Technical Center-Nashville and Nashville State Community College have removed the titanic power plant from a donor Infiniti QX56 to ready it for maritime duty in an iconic 1962 Chris-Craft “Holiday” mahogany speedboat.

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