Powertrain

Ferrari Developing 4-Cylinder Performance Engine

July 20, 2018 at 11:17 AM

Ferrari SpA has filed a patent application in Europe for an advanced 4-cylinder engine with an electrically operated turbocharger.

Daimler Halts Sales of Truck Diesel that Exceeds NOx Emissions

July 09, 2018 at 1:09 AM

Daimler AG says it has stopped delivering trucks equipped with certain 6-cylinder diesel engines that can violate emission limits for nitrogen oxides, Reuters reports.

Study: Diesel Sales in EU Could Sag to 5% by 2030

July 03, 2018 at 12:29 AM

Demand for diesels within the European Union, which slid from 52% of the market in 2015 to 45% last year, could shrink to only 5% by 2030, according to management consultants AlixPartners LLP.

S. Korea to Invest $2.3 Billion on Fuel Cell Tech

June 25, 2018 at 2:13 PM

South Korea’s government and key businesses have agreed to invest a combined 2.6 trillion won ($2.3 billion) over five years to accelerate fuel cell technology for cars, The Korea Herald reports.

Opel to Lead Work on New 4-Cylinder Engines for PSA

June 14, 2018 at 11:40 AM

PSA Group’s Opel unit is developing 4-cylinder turbocharged engines that will be used by all the carmaker’s brands in China, Europe and North America.

Ford, Daimler to Close Fuel Cell Venture

June 13, 2018 at 5:18 PM

Ford Motor Co. and Daimler AG tell Reuters they plan to shut down their 10-year-old Canadian fuel cell venture this summer.

Miata Gets Power Boost, Other Upgrades

June 12, 2018 at 7:40 AM

Mazda Motor Corp. is giving its MX-5 Miata coupe a mid-cycle upgrade that includes a revised engine and other enhancements.

FCA Will Tailor Multi-Powertrain Strategy by Market

June 05, 2018 at 11:09 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says it will spend some €9 billion ($10.5 billion) through 2022 to electrify enough models to meet regional emission limits.

Report: Next-Gen Corvette to Include 1,000-hp Hybrid

June 01, 2018 at 4:08 PM

General Motors Co. will offer a variety of powertrain options in the upcoming C8 Chevrolet Corvette, including a 1,000-hp hybrid-electric system, Car and Driver reports.

EU’s Industry Commissioner: “Diesels Are Finished”

May 28, 2018 at 1:46 AM

The Volkswagen diesel scandal triggered a “breakthrough moment” among European consumers about clean air that will mean the demise of diesels, says European Union Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska.

Toyota Plans Factory to Make Fuel Cell Stacks

May 24, 2018 at 2:27 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says it will erect a plant near its global headquarters to supply fuel cell stacks for its fuel cell-powered vehicles.

Electrification at AAM

May 21, 2018 at 1:32 AM

American Axle & Manufacturing Inc. has expanded well beyond its roots as a supplier of rear axles for pickup trucks and SUVs.