Powertrain

S. Korea Vows to Make 6.2 Million Fuel Cell Vehicles by 2040

January 17, 2019 at 12:14 AM

South Korea aims to build 6.2 million fuel cell-powered vehicles, open 1,200 hydrogen fueling stations and hike annual production of hydrogen to 5.3 million tons by 2040.

Ram 3500 Ups Torque to 1,000 lb-ft

January 14, 2019 at 10:57 AM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV says the re-engineered 2019 Ram 3500 heavy-duty pickup truck will generate an industry-best 1,000 lb-ft of torque with its 6.7-liter inline-six Cummins diesel engine.

Bentley Revs Up Bentayga SUV

January 10, 2019 at 4:18 PM

Volkswagen AG’s Bentley luxury car unit plans this spring to add a 650-hp variant of its three-year-old Bentayga crossover vehicle.

Report: Global Demand for Piston Engines Peaked in 2018

January 01, 2019 at 1:32 PM

Worldwide sales of piston-powered cars last year are unlikely to be equaled ever again, says the Financial Times.

Report: FCA Developing Inline-6 to Replace Pentastar V-6

December 20, 2018 at 6:02 PM

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV reportedly is developing a turbocharged inline-6 engine that could be used across the carmaker’s brands.

Hyundai Nixes Plans for Diesel-Powered Santa Fe

December 17, 2018 at 10:55 AM

Hyundai Motor Co. has decided scrap plans to add a diesel option to its Santa Fe crossover vehicle in the U.S. early next decade.

Report: Aston Martin Developing Inline-6 Engine

December 14, 2018 at 11:57 AM

Aston Martin Holdings Ltd. is developing an inline-six engine that will replace the twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 engine the British company sources from Mercedes-AMG, sources tell Autocar.

Diversity Marks Ward’s Best-Engine List

December 13, 2018 at 4:21 PM

For the second year in a row, electrified powertrains accounted for four of WardsAuto’s 10 Best engines.

Aston Martin Revs Up Valkyrie V-12 Engine

December 12, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Aston Martin Lagonda Ltd. has released a teaser video that indicates the naturally aspirated 6.5-liter V-12 engine for the upcoming Valkyrie hypercar will generate 1,000 hp and 546 lb-ft of torque.

Ford Ranger Pickup Boasts Best-in-Class Fuel Economy

December 11, 2018 at 2:16 PM

Ford Motor Co.’s says the base version of it all-new Ranger midsize pickup truck will have a U.S. fuel economy rating of 23 mpg when it debuts next year.

VW: No Pure Piston Platforms after 2026

December 05, 2018 at 12:07 AM

Volkswagen AG says its next generation of gasoline and diesel engines will be its last when they begin to arrive in 2026.

Ford to Unveil Mustang GT500 in Detroit

November 30, 2018 at 11:44 AM

Ford Motor Co. confirms it will unveil the next-generation Mustang Shelby GT500 at the Detroit auto show in January.