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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.

ARTICLES

  • Automotive Powertrain
  • Schaeffler’s Important Incremental Improvements

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  • Automotive Powertrain
  • 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.

  • Automotive Powertrain
  • 2015 Mustang: Lifting the Hood

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  • Automotive Powertrain
  • Hyundai's Powertrain Approach

    Making improvements to existing engines, as well as working toward something entirely different.

  • Automotive Powertrain
  • Acura RLX Sport Hybrid: 6, 8 and 4

    This vehicle has a V6 under the hood, it produces 377 hp and 377 lb-ft of torque like a V8, and it has the fuel efficiency of an I4. Here’s a look at the powertrain architecture.

    BLOGS

    Wood By Land and Sea

    This is ziricote wood: More specifically, it is ziricote wood on the inside of the 2015 Lincoln Navigator, Reserve Package.

    Design a Car for 3D Printing. See It Made Live. (If You Win)

    While the folks up in Manitoba at KOR EcoLogic are running a Kickstarter campaign to raise money to create the Urbee 2, a wholly 3D-printed vehicle, right now, Local Motors is, this very moment (until May 13, 2014), running, in cooperation with the Association for Manufacturing Technology (AMT), the 3D Printed Car Design Challenge.

    Henrik Fisker Returns

    Remember Henrik Fisker?