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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  • Automotive Powertrain
  • Talking about Powertrains

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  • Bosch is Bullish on DI

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  • How Federal Mogul Got the Lead Out

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  • Schaeffler’s Important Incremental Improvements

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  • Volvo’s Drive-E: Environmentally Efficient—& Clever—Powertrains

    Funny thing: Volvo’s first car, back in 1927, had a two-liter, four-cylinder engine. And that configuration is key to the company’s future.

    BLOGS

    What Happens Post-Lead-Acid Batteries to the Lead?

    As researchers at MIT point out, at some point, conventional automotive lead-acid batteries are going to give way to improved technologies, such as lithium-ion batteries.

    2014 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible

    Apparently, if you own a Corvette, this is what you don’t want to see: These people are valets.

    Johnson Controls Assesses Hydroforming & Laser Welding for Seats

    Hydroforming and laser welding may give rise to lighter car seats.