Friday, 30 September 2016
Thursday, 29 September 2016
Those expecting General Motors to jump through the hoop in launching the company down the compacted graphite iron (CGI) route with its redesigned Duramax 6.6L V-8 turbo-diesel will go to bed tonight disappointed. And others might see a step from piezo as a backwards move.
The latest generation of Land Rover Discovery, D5, continues to make use of Ford Motor Company’s 3-litre V6 diesel engine made at Dagenham, heralding continued production of that engine for some time to come.
Wednesday, 28 September 2016
Tuesday, 27 September 2016
Sunday, 25 September 2016
Observers of the US diesel engine scene are waiting for this week's Texas State Fair which opens 30 September to see how General Motors achieves 445 bhp from its 6.6-litre V8 Duramax.
Friday, 23 September 2016
Is it just conceivable, when the dust of document signing has settled and top-level Volkswagen Truck & Bus Group (T&B Group) engineers and managers sit round the table with their counterparts at Navistar International Corporation that the conversation will move to the detail of not only customising the MAN engines that Navistar builds under license, but manufacturing other VW group diesel engines in North America.
Thursday, 22 September 2016
Wednesday, 21 September 2016
Bosch claims platooning, which allows multiple commercial vehicles to connect and run in an autonomous road train, will increase truck safety and reliability. Platooning is part of Bosch's drive to improve vehicle fuel efficiency.
Tuesday, 20 September 2016
Monday, 19 September 2016
The message in Jaguar’s ‘Road Map’ always claimed that the XE saloon could be built at the firm’s Land Rover plant in Solihull or Jaguar’s ‘home plant’ of Castle Bromwich. In the event, Solihull became the XE’s first port of call but with the option production could be moved to Castle Bromwich should the need arise.
Sunday, 18 September 2016
Friday, 9 September 2016
When UK Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher opened Nissan’s first European plant 30 years ago yesterday, the car maker had 470 staff and produced 5,000 vehicles at a rate of 12 an hour.
Thursday, 8 September 2016
Wednesday, 7 September 2016
Auto Industry Newsletter has achieved a milestone. Over a quarter of a million page views have been recorded since its launch.
Tuesday, 6 September 2016
Navistar International Corporation has confirmed a wide-ranging strategic alliance with Volkswagen Truck & Bus that brings in $256 million.
Monday, 5 September 2016
Sunday, 4 September 2016
Rutland Partners only wanted the former General Motors/Vauxhall Motors’ proving ground at Millbrook for one thing, and one thing only – to make money.
Saturday, 3 September 2016
Friday, 2 September 2016
Peterbilt Motors has decided to introduce the Cummins Westport ISL-G Near Zero NOx emissions natural gas engine for line-haul, vocational and refuse applications. Launch ismset for the year-end and early 2017.
Thursday, 1 September 2016
Next Month, General Motors and the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) will reveal a fuel cell electric vehicle; as Nikola Motor also opts for fuel cells but for Class 8 trucks.