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Chevy Volt's Next Range Extender: New Opel 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine?

Chevy Volt's Next Range Extender: New Opel 1.0-Liter Three-Cylinder Engine?

It's been rumored for a while that the next-generation Chevy Volt electric car would get a new, smaller, three-cylinder engine as a range extender. Now we've seen what that engine could be, in the guise of a 1.0-liter turbocharged three-cylinder engine unveiled by GM's German arm, Opel, at this... read more

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MINI Rocketman Concept MkII

Next-Gen, 3-Cyl MINI Hatchback To Debut At 2013 Frankfurt Show?

You only need to take a look at the current MINI range--with its hatchbacks, convertibles, coupes, roadsters, crossovers and more--to see that it's quite a challenge... read more July 19, 2012 by 


 
Chevrolet Beat Diesel (aka Chevy Spark) brochure image from India, Aug 2011

GM Launches World's Second-Smallest Car Diesel, In Indian Beat

It must be the Chevrolet Spark minicar's moment in the sun. Last week, GM confirmed that the smallest Chevy ever sold will come to the U.S. as a 2013 model. Then we put two... read more August 10, 2011 by  1


 
2009 VW Passat wagon test car w/Bosch-Mahle turbocharged 1.2-liter, 3-cyl engine, from WardsAuto.com

Smaller, More Efficient: VW Passat With 1.2-Liter 3-Cylinder Engine

How large an engine do you need in a mid-size car? Just a few years ago, the answer would have been a V-6 of 2.8 to 3.5 liters, perhaps with a base model offering a four of... read more June 23, 2011 by  5


 
Ford Start Concept

Ford's Gas Mileage Goals Spawn 3-Cylinder Engine, New Hybrids

Smaller, more efficient engines that equal the power of larger, lazier ones are how automakers all over the world plan to raise fuel economy. Today Ford [NYSE:F] doubled down... read more June 2, 2011 by  9


 
BMW ActiveE Concept

BMW Looking To Boost MPGs With TwinPower Turbo Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push automakers towards engines with lower displacements... read more March 22, 2011 by  1


 
2009 BMW Vision EfficientDynamics Concept

Report: BMW Working On Three-Cylinder Engines

Expect to see smaller engines for BMW’s future models, as high fuel prices and greater environmental concerns push buyers towards engines with lower displacements... read more June 7, 2010 by 


 
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