Thursday, 30 April 2015
Wednesday, 29 April 2015
In March, the number of cylinder blocks produced using compacted graphite iron (CGI) with the SinterCast process totalled over 75,000.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015
Thursday, 23 April 2015
Monday, 20 April 2015
The new Taurus is seen by Ford as a premium sedan for discerning Chinese business customers. Perhaps significantly, it is powered by the new 2.7-litre EcoBoost turbocharged gasoline engine that features in the new aluminium-intensive F-150 pick-up truck.
Torotrak, in announcing its trading update to 31 March 2015, has stated “additional funding from partners, licensees or new and existing shareholders is likely to be required during the 2015/16 financial year”.
Saturday, 18 April 2015
Ford is investing US$2.5 billion in new engine and transmission plants in the Mexican states of Chihuahua and Guanajuato
Friday, 17 April 2015
The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has awarded Ford’s 2015 F-150 SuperCrew (pictured below) its five-star Overall Vehicle Score in its New Car Assessment Program, the highest possible rating.
Wednesday, 15 April 2015
Next-generation small light (Transit van look-alike) commercial vehicles from PSA Peugeot Citroën and General Motors will be built in Vigo, Spain
Tuesday, 14 April 2015
Swedish robot maker and systems supplier ABB Robotics of Milton Keynes is the principal supplier of robots to the new Jaguar ‘plant within a plant’ at JaguarLandRover’s (JLR) Solihull facility.
According to SinterCast there has been a growth of engines using compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder blocks that, compared to the first quarter of 2014, provides an average compounded annual growth rate of 18 per cent since 2007.
Monday, 13 April 2015
Margo T Oge is proud of her term as former director of the Office of Transportation and Air Quality at the US’s EPA, citing two ‘landmark achievements": reducing emissions from diesel engines, and cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and improving fuel efficiency for cars running from 2012 to 2025.
The latest SMMT figures reveal a record high for van and truck registrations.
Saturday, 11 April 2015
Diesel engine makers for trucks in the US are closely watching the legislators as they mull implementing reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions that will come on top of EPA 2017 requirements.
Thursday, 9 April 2015
So, when is a Mercedes-Benz pick-up not a Mercedes pick-up? The answer, it would seem, is a when it is a Nissan pick-up, or a Renault pick-up.