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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

    A Lot of Air at Nissan

    This tubing doesn’t look like much: But it really represents just a few feet of the miles of tubing that the Nissan Energy Management Team inspected as they started checking out the compressed air tubing that is used at its manufacturing plants in Smyrna and Decherd, Tennessee, and Canton, Mississippi.

    More from Less at Ferrari

    Can you make more by doing less?

    2014 Chrysler Town & Country S

    One of the most profound mysteries of our time is why people don’t like minivans.