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
  • 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

    The Road to Smart Transportation: What About the Ruts?

    “A tide of innovation has invigorated the global auto industry, and we are taking these giant leaps forward to remain a leader of new technology. “We are not doing this for the sake of the technology itself.

    Since When Did the FIA Care About Cash?

    This past weekend the 2014/2015 FIA Formula E Championship kicked off with a race in Beijing.

    2014 Lexus CT 200h

    While I am loathe to directly quote a press release, I’m doing so here to make a point: “In 2007, the F brand launched with IS F, a super sedan that catapulted the Lexus brand onto tracks and into driving purists’ hearts with a specially built 416 horsepower V8, track-tuned chassis and street-dominating attitude. “Then came the Lexus LFA, a V10-powered supercar that sent a 552 hp, carbon-fiber shockwave through the world’s top sports car echelon.” And: “The ‘F’ stands for Fuji Speedway, where Lexus conducts much of its high-speed development.