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Hyundai Fuel Cell, BMW i3 Electric Motor Win "10 Best Engines" Awards

Hyundai Fuel Cell, BMW i3 Electric Motor Win "10 Best Engines" Awards

The annual Ward's Auto list of "10 Best Engines" is out, but not every one of its award-winners is actually an engine. This year, Ward's expanded its award criteria to encompass alternative powertrains, so there are two non-combustion units in what the industry trade journal justifiably calls the... read more

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GM’s next-gen Ecotec engines

GM Releases First Details On Next-Gen Ecotec Engine Family

General Motors is stepping up its engine game. Today it released first details of a new range of three- and four-cylinder Ecotec engines from 1.0 to 1.5 liters that replace... read more March 19, 2014 by 


 
2013 Opel Adam

Opel's New 3-Cylinder Engine May Preview Volt's Next Range-Extender

It's been expected for some time that the next generation Chevrolet Volt could use a smaller, more efficient and likely three-cylinder power unit as its range-extending... read more February 17, 2014 by 


 
2013 Fiat 500e electric car, Los Angeles drive event, April 2013

Annual 10 Best Engines List: Diesels, Turbos, And Electric Too

You might think that a list of the best engines on sale would be dominated by screaming sports car engines or a muscular V-8 from the latest muscle car. And while it's true... read more December 17, 2013 by 


 
2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen's Future Engines: All Turbo For Gasoline & Diesel

No more conventional gasoline engines for Volkswagen. The German automaker will phase out naturally aspirated engines for U.S. models over the next three or four years in... read more September 18, 2013 by 


 
EcoMotors OPOC engine diagram

China To Build EcoMotors' Efficient Opposed-Piston Engines

History makes fools of us all sometimes, none more so than when we dismiss certain ideas out of hand, only for them to come back years later and eat our words. That's why... read more April 9, 2013 by  12


 
diesel and AdBlue fillers in Audi Q7 TDI

Who Might Buy Diesels? Gasoline Drivers, Not Hybrid Owners

With a raft of new diesel vehicles entering the market this year and next, the question arises: Who exactly will buy them? Based on the results of a survey to be released... read more March 28, 2013 by  49


 
BMW 1-Series (European model) fitted with prototype 1.5-liter 3-cylinder engine

BMW's Three-Cylinder Engine: Same Power, Better Gas Mileage Than Four

How do you get better gas mileage from engines that create the same power as what you've built your brand on? If you're BMW, the answer is that you launch an entirely new... read more March 26, 2013 by  1


 
2013 Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost live photos

Getting Good Gas Mileage Is Hard; Will Tinier Engines Really Help?

How small is too small, when it comes to engines? Those of the "no replacement for displacement" school of thought might be thinking more about performance than they are gas... read more November 21, 2012 by  45


 
Ford's award-winning 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine

Five Engines That Prove Internal Combustion Isn't Dead Yet

Like it or not, the majority of the world's vehicles are still powered by internal combustion engines, rather than batteries, hydrogen and other alternatives. The good news... read more November 14, 2012 by  3


 
gas pump

Diesel-Like Direct-Injection Engine Gets 50 Percent Better MPG

There are plenty of advantages to diesel engines: High fuel efficiency, low CO2 emissions, and in modern turbocharged applications, plenty of easy-to-access torque and power... read more May 23, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Chrysler To Offer Diesel Engine Options, But Only In Trucks

If you’ve been waiting to buy a diesel-powered Jeep Grand Cherokee, you probably already know that one is on the way. Or if your tastes run to the Dodge brand instead... read more January 17, 2012 by  3


 
GM Renaissance Center American flag

American Exceptionalism: 2.4-Liter Four Is Only 'Tiny' In U.S.

There's been a fair amount of commentary in politics of late about "American exceptionalism," the notion that the U.S. is qualitatively different from any other country in... read more October 25, 2011 by  8


 
Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine. Image: Ford Motor Company

EcoBoost Gets Smaller: Ford Shows Its Three-Cylinder In Frankfurt

Ford is using the Frankfurt Auto Show to familiarize consumers with its latest EcoBoost engine offering. The 1.0-liter, three-cylinder EcoBoost engine will debut in European... read more September 19, 2011 by  5


 
First factory-built Fisker Karma live photos

Fisker To Use BMW Engines In Midsize 'Nina' Plug-In Hybrid

Fisker Automotive may still be waiting for final certification from the EPA and other regulatory bodies for its 2012 Karma plug-in hybrid sports sedan, but that's not... read more September 2, 2011 by  1


 
2012 Lincoln Navigator

Big SUV, Small Engine: EcoBoost V-6 In 2012 Lincoln Navigator?

We're beginning to sound like a broken record: One of the ways carmakers will meet new, tougher gas-mileage requirements will be to use smaller, more efficient engines in... read more August 31, 2011 by  0


 
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