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

    “America’s Supercar”

    While we’ll be taking a more comprehensive look at this powertrain in the November print version of Automotive Design & Production, it is interesting to note that yesterday it was announced that the first-ever supercharged Corvette Z06 engine—SAE certified at 650 hp and 650 lb-ft of torque—propelled the car to the fastest speed ever for a production car run at GM’s Milford Road Course in Michigan.

    2015 Lincoln MKC AWD

    There are a couple ways to think about luxury vehicles.

    New Head of Interior Design for Rolls

    This is a photo that you probably haven’t seen: That’s the interior of the BMW i3.