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.
“As the ultimate track-capable Camaro, this car restores the mission of the original Z/28, and serves as a testament to the expertise of Chevrolet as the best-selling brand of performance cars.”-- GM North America president Mark Reuss.
Yes, you can still crawl up rocks. Yet the 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee has interior refinements and amenities of a luxury car. And there’s an eight-speed transmission. And a diesel. And more. And this is a refresh?
Mazda continues to move forward by providing a design for its already stylish midsize Mazda6 that takes what is normally found on show stands and puts it into driveways.
When reduced to its basics, there are four types of hybrid powertrains: (1) micro hybrids; (2) parallel hybrids; (3) power-split, two-mode or series-parallel hybrids; and (4) series hybrids. [The last in this series is more commonly known as an E-REV, or Extended-Range Electric Vehicle, and is best represented by the Chevy Volt/Cadillac ELR.]
The CEO of automotive supplier KSPG thinks that CNG is a great alternative, that hybrids can be overrated, and there are still gains for internal combustion engines.Dr.
The number of V8 engines for passenger cars is certainly on the decline as OEMs work to address looming CAFE regulations.
Although you might think that this image is some sort of tribute to Star Trek Into Darkness, it is actually associated with the General Motors Warren Enterprise Data Center—“a state-of-the-art $130-million” facility that GM opened earlier this week on the ground of its Tech Center in Warren, Michigan.
I happen to like OXO products, those graters and grinders and peelers and whatnot with the chunky black handles or gripping surfaces.
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