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2016 Smart ForTwo: What You Should Know About All-New Minicar

2016 Smart ForTwo: What You Should Know About All-New Minicar

The new Smart ForTwo and Smart ForFour minicar models have just made their world debuts in Berlin, and we've got the details. Thus far, only the two-seat Smart ForTwo has been confirmed for the U.S. It will launch as a 2016 model. While the Smarts will offer buyers in most markets a choice between... read more

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2014 Ford Fiesta 5-door

2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0-Liter EcoBoost Cars Now Being Delivered

Christmas likely came early for at least a few fans of small, fuel-efficient cars: The first 2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0-liter EcoBoost cars were delivered to customers late last... read more January 7, 2014 by 


 
MINI Vision concept car

Future MINI Models: Engine And Technology Details Released

The redesigned MINI Cooper that's expected to launch next year will have plenty of new tricks under its refreshed retro skin. MINI has released details of the retro minicar's... read more October 1, 2013 by 


 
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


 
2014 Ford Fiesta: EcoBoost (European version)

2014 Ford Fiesta EcoBoost Prototype: First Drive

Three-cylinder cars are increasing common in Europe, but aside from the Smart ForTwo, they’re a rarity in the U.S. That’ll change next fall, when the 2014 Ford... read more December 3, 2012 by  9


 
2014 Ford Fiesta

2014 Ford Fiesta Updates: Styling, Interior, MyFordTouch, And EcoBoost

Along with the new, ultra-fuel-efficient 2014 Ford Fiesta with the 1.0-liter EcoBoost three-cylinder engine, Ford's subcompact gets a number of other changes for the 2014... read more November 26, 2012 by  2


 
2012 Ford Focus Titanium hatchback, New York, July 2011

3-Cylinder 2014 Ford Focus EcoBoost To Deliver 50 MPG-Plus?

Smaller, more efficient engines will be all the rage for the next 15 years, as automakers work to meet gas-mileage standards reaching past real-world averages of 40 miles per... read more February 23, 2012 by  7


 
2013 Ford EcoSport unveiling, Delhi Auto Expo, Jan 2012; photos: MotorBeam.com

2013 Ford EcoSport Crossover Launches At Delhi Motor Show

In the U.S. market, the vast majority of crossovers and sport-utility vehicles are compact or mid-size vehicles. That's about to change, as Ford continues to launch vehicles... read more January 4, 2012 by  2


 
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


 
MINI Rocketman Concept

An Even Minier MINI: Tiny 3-Cylinder Carbon-Fiber Car In 2014

If you, like us, think the modern-day MINIs are simply getting too big to be called a mini, then never fear as the automaker is reportedly set to launch its smallest model... read more June 9, 2011 by 


 
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


 
Nissan supercharged and direct-injected three-cylinder engine

Nissan Unveils Supercharged And Direct-Injected Three-Cylinder Engine

Hot on the heels of its new dual injector engine comes another relatively unique engine design from Japanese automaker Nissan. The latest innovative design consists of a... read more July 19, 2010 by 


 
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