Powertrain

FCA May Delay Diesel Phase-Out in Europe

March 11, 2019 at 2:22 AM

CEO Mike Manley says Fiat Chrysler Automobiles may not drop diesels in Europe by 2022 as previously pledged if demand is still strong enough to keep them.

BMW Poised to Cut Engine, Mini Output in U.K.

March 05, 2019 at 12:57 PM

BMW says it might move some of its engine and Mini car production out of the U.K. if Britain exits the European Union without new EU trade deals in place.

Volvo to Restrict Speed of Future Cars to 180 kph

March 04, 2019 at 9:19 AM

Starting next year, Volvo Car Corp. says it will limit the top speed on all its new vehicles sold worldwide to 180 kph (112 mph).

Porsche Clarifies Macan EV Strategy

March 01, 2019 at 2:10 PM

Porsche AG will continue to make the current piston-powered version Macan compact crossover when the all-electric second-generation version debuts a few years from now.

Ferrari Revs Up Tributo Supercar

February 28, 2019 at 9:58 AM

Ferrari NV says its new F8 Tributo supercar is the most powerful V-8 model in the brand’s history.

Ginetta Hypercar to Start at $445,000

February 27, 2019 at 2:04 PM

U.K.-based specialty builder Ginetta Cars Ltd. has released images of its upcoming supercar ahead of next week’s public unveiling at the Geneva auto show.

Report: GM Mulls Massive V-8 for Class 7 Truck

February 19, 2019 at 2:47 PM

General Motors Co. may use a V-8 engine that displaces “well over” 8.0 liters for a Class 7 heavy-duty truck the carmaker is said to be developing with Navistar International Corp.

Bentley Bentayga Reclaims Fastest SUV Title

February 14, 2019 at 3:20 PM

The new Bentley Bentayga Speed has a top speed of 190 mph, which edges out the Lamborghini Urus as the world’s fastest SUV/crossover.

FCA Redlines 10 Millionth Pentastar V-6

February 14, 2019 at 12:05 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says cumulative production of its Pentastar V-6 engines has surpassed 10 million units.

Range Rover Gets New Engine, Mild-Hybrid Powertrain

February 13, 2019 at 8:02 AM

Jaguar Land Rover Ltd. is launching a new inline-six engine and Land Rover’s first mild-hybrid system in the HST performance variant of its Range Rover Sport SUV.

Tuner Company Offers 1,000-hp Chevy SUVs

February 12, 2019 at 11:51 AM

Specialty Vehicle Engineering is introducing 1,000-hp variants of the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe SUVs.

Ford May Use Super-Duty V-8 in F-150 Series Too

February 08, 2019 at 1:52 PM

The new 7.3-liter V-8 engine that will be offered in Ford Motor Co.’s Super Duty pickup trucks eventually may be used in some F-150 pickups, including the off-road Raptor.