Automotive Powertrain

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For about 100 years, internal combustion engines—spark- and compression-ignition types—have been dominant. But now, they’re joined by—or with—electric motors. And the ways and means to improve the performance of all types of engines are being driven like never before.


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  • Powertrain Simulation and Analysis Speeds Development


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  • Volt: The Next Generation

    Larry Nitz, executive director of GM Global Transmissions and Electrification, says that owners of the first-generation Chevrolet Volt are “probably one of the most studied groups of vehicle owners” ever. Some 60% of Volt owners are anonymously providing data to GM via OnStar. And thanks to what GM engineers have learned, they are transforming Volt for the next generation.

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  • GM Powertrain Engineers: New Transmission; New Engine

    Clearly, there is a whole lot of activity in the powertrain space at General Motors. These two developments are certainly impressive as to what creativity and dedication can achieve.

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  • 2015 Mustang: Tradition Meets Technology

    Global sales and tough competition push the Mustang to adopt technology that formerly was unaffordable, but now is indispensable.

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  • Talking about Powertrains



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    2015 Hyundai Sonata Sport 2.0T

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