Powertrain

Chevy/GMC Crossovers Drop AWD Diesel Option

May 02, 2019 at 10:03 AM

General Motors Co. is discontinuing diesel-powered, all-wheel-drive variants of its Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain compact crossover vehicles for the 2020-model year.

Diesel’s Dominance in SUVs Wanes in India

May 01, 2019 at 11:52 AM

Carmakers say gasoline engines will rapidly replace diesels as the dominant power source for SUVs sold in India, The Economic Times reports.

Range Rover Gets New Engine, Adjustable Headlights

May 01, 2019 at 7:55 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is expanding the use of its new inline-six engine and mild-hybrid system to the Range Rover SUV.

Cummins to Review Tests for Diesels Sold to FCA

May 01, 2019 at 12:03 AM

Diesel maker Cummins Inc. says it has agreed to review its emission test procedures for engines supplied for heavy-duty Ram pickup trucks made in the U.S. by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV.

Bosch Partners with Powercell on Fuel Cell Production

April 29, 2019 at 5:06 PM

Robert Bosch GmbH has formed an alliance with Powercell Sweden AB to develop and mass produce fuel-cell stacks for the commercial truck and automotive markets.

Maruti Suzuki to Drop Diesel Production in 2020

April 26, 2019 at 1:15 PM

Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., the country’s largest carmaker, says it will stop offering diesel-powered vehicles in April 2020.

FCA Offers 1,000-hp “Hellephant” Crate Engine at $30,000

April 26, 2019 at 10:18 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV’s Mopar parts unit is taking pre-orders for its “Hellephant” crate engine, with prices starting at $30,000.

Aston Martin Commits to Future V-12 Models

April 25, 2019 at 11:31 AM

Aston Martin Holdings Ltd. plans to continue offering V-12-powered vehicles for the foreseeable future, chief creative officer Marek Reichman tells Top Gear.

Toyota to Supply Fuel Cell Tech to Beijing Automotive

April 23, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Toyota Motor Corp. says it will supply its fuel cell powertrain technology for commercial buses built in China by Beijing Automotive Group Co.

Mazda Launches Diesel-Powered CX-5 SUV in U.S.

April 18, 2019 at 10:14 AM

After several delays, Mazda Motor Corp. is adding a diesel variant of its CX-5 SUV/crossover vehicle in the U.S.

Proposal to Ban Diesel Trucks in U.K. Deemed Unworkable

April 17, 2019 at 12:15 AM

A proposal to ban diesel-powered heavy trucks in the U.K. by 2040 is impractical and unrealistic, operators claim.

Gasoline Direct Injection Engines Top 50% of U.S. Market

April 16, 2019 at 11:26 AM

Gasoline-direct-injection (GDI) engines were the most common emerging fuel-saving technology outfitted on 2018 model vehicles sold in the U.S., according to federal agencies.