Thursday, 31 March 2016
Friday, 25 March 2016
Achates Power Inc. of San Diego, California, has put a news story from Voice of America of 22 March 2016 on its web site noting that the company, Delphi Automotive and Argonne National Laboratory will have a three-cylinder opposed piston engine in operation by 2018 that is "50 per cent more efficient compared to a downsized, turbocharged direct injection gasoline engine, while reducing the overall cost of the powertrain system”.
Thursday, 24 March 2016
An investment of £22m investment is being made by Nissan Motor Manufacturing UK (NMMUK) in its Washington, UK facility in a bid to increase production of its Qashqai SUV, the company’s best-selling model.
Wednesday, 23 March 2016
Audi claims the latest R8 Spyder with a naturally aspirated V10 power unit returns “more technologically accomplished, more powerful and quicker against the clock, even more tightly pinned to corners and even more composed on the straights thanks to a 50 per cent improvement in torsional rigidity”.
Tuesday, 22 March 2016
As expected, sports car maker TVR will follow the lead set by Aston Martin and build its new car in a new production facility located in Wales; in this case in the Ebbw Vale Enterprise Zone in South Wales.
Monday, 21 March 2016
The US automotive press is awash with speculation that Fiat Chrysler Automotive (FCA) is planning to reconfigure its Toledo, Ohio, assembly complex next year to build next-generation Jeep Wranglers.
Friday, 18 March 2016
When Dr. Andy Palmer, chief executive officer of Aston Martin, spoke last May to the Manufacturing Forum at Cranfield University, outlining his next century plan, he had a good idea of what was to come.
Thursday, 17 March 2016
Ricardo is one of some 16 organisations participating in Project REWARD to develop advanced diesel engines beyond Euro6 for passenger cars and light commercials under 3,500kg, including a new two-stroke diesel for B/C segment cars.
Wednesday, 16 March 2016
Tuesday, 15 March 2016
Thursday, 10 March 2016
Following our earlier posting, Audi has now decided to lift the cloak of secrecy that mysteriously surrounded the bore and stroke of its new 4-litre TDI diesel engine.
Monday, 7 March 2016
Ford loves aluminium - especially when it comes to cutting weight from its F-Series trucks.