German investor group calls for independent probe of VW scandalMon, 23, May 2016
German investors association DSW today called for an independent audit of Volkswagen's emissions test-rigging scandal in addition to the carmaker's internal probe.
BMW pays homage to 2002 turboMon, 23, May 2016
BMW created a design study to mark the 50th anniversary of the launch of the 2002 coupe, which the automaker says was one of the most significant models in its history.
There's no beating Indy 500 in the '60sMon, 23, May 2016
The most exciting era in the history of the Indianapolis 500 was the mid-1960s, when the Brickyard was shifting from front-engine, Offenhauser-powered roadsters to low-slung, rear-engine racers.
Alfa Giulia to debut with a more powerful engineMon, 16, May 2016
Alfa Romeo's new Giulia midsize sedan will begin arriving in U.S. dealerships in September or October, says the CEO of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles-owned brand.
VW seeks dismissal of some U.S. emissions claimsWed, 18, May 2016
VW asked a California judge to dismiss some claims in a suit filed by the U.S. government over diesel vehicles rigged to cheat pollution controls. VW said the U.S. suit lacks facts to support claims that any VW defendants knew about defeat devices in vehicles with 3.0-liter engines.
Startup Elio Motors, supplier Linamar team up to build enginesTue, 17, May 2016
Startup car company Elio Motors and Canadian supplier Linamar said today they formed a partnership to produce engines for Elio's three-wheeled vehicle.
F-150 to get upgrades under the hoodMon, 09, May 2016
Having switched to an aluminum body for the 2015 model year, the Ford F-150 will get its first major powertrain improvement starting this fall with two 2017 models.
Source: FCA's new 2.0-liter turbo 4-banger to make nearly 300 hpMon, 09, May 2016
A new 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that Fiat Chrysler will build starting next year will likely debut as an option on the next-generation Jeep Wrangler -- to the tune of almost 300 hp.
Ford preps new engine, transmission for '17 F-150 Raptor, 3.5-liter EcoBoost modelsTue, 03, May 2016
More pieces of the Ford F-150 puzzle are coming together. The redesigned 2015 F-150 received aluminum body panels instead of steel. For 2017, two models will get a new powertrain.
GM to build new engine line in Tennessee, create 800 jobsWed, 27, Apr 2016
General Motors plans to spend $789 million to prepare its Spring Hill, Tenn., plant for production of a new engine program, creating nearly 800 jobs, GM said today.
Porsche gives new Cayman downsized, turbo engineMon, 25, Apr 2016
Porsche introduced the third generation of its midengine Cayman sports coupe at the Beijing auto show, a model with virtually the same performance specs as its Boxster roadster sibling, including a new 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that has a turbocharger to achieve both better output and lower CO2 emissions.
Honeywell sees e-chargers, e-turbos on the horizonMon, 25, Apr 2016
Almost half of all vehicles produced in the world will be turbocharged by the end of this decade, forecasts Honeywell Transportation Systems CEO Terrence Hahn. Honeywell is banking on what comes next -- electric boosters to eliminate turbo lag and electric turbochargers that help recharge batteries.