The reinvention of the car is not just going to be an exercise in transforming powertrains, particularly in the world of 2030, when 60% of the people on the planet will live in cities. Crowded cities.
After introducing a family of 6-speed automatic transmissions in 2001—6 HP 19, 6 HP 26 and 6 HP 32—ZF Friedrichshafen AG (www.zf.com) is turning another page via the debut of its latest iteration, the 6 HP 28, which provides improved fue... ArticlePublished: 5/1/2007
Developing a new engine for the now-legendary Dodge Viper included input from renowned engine engineering firms, the development of new electronics, and a whole lot of enthusiasm. ArticlePublished: 4/4/2007
The “news” per se at MAHLE Powertrain (www.mahle-pwertrain.com; Novi, MI) is that the company now has the wherewithal to perform super ultra-low-emissions vehicle (SULEV) testing capabilities. ArticlePublished: 4/4/2007
When it comes to specifying and buying a machining system for powertrain production operations, it is essential to look beyond the price sticker. Economies of scale are certainly important. But so are a variety of other factors. ArticlePublished: 4/4/2007
GM’s new 3.6-liter direct-injection V6 engine, debuting in the 2008 Cadillac CTS, features a unique patent-pending injection system that is isolated from the cylinder head, resulting in improved noise, vibration and harshness characteristics t... ArticlePublished: 3/7/2007