Turbocharger

Ford spending $500 million to build new V-6 truck engine in Ohio

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 28, 2014
Ford is investing $500 million to build a new compact, lightweight turbocharged V-6 engine for the redesigned F-150 pickup at a plant in Lima, Ohio. The smaller V-6 engine should help the venerable F-150 close the fuel economy gap with Chrysler Group's Ram 1500 EcoDiesel, which has a 3.0-liter diesel engine and an industry best EPA rating of 28 mpg highway.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Why Honeywell's hot streak is turbocharged in Europe

7:21 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Honeywell's turbo business is on a hot streak. Six of the last eight European Car of the Year winners have gotten a boost from Honeywell, and Ferrari has hired the supplier to help power its F1 racecars.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Honeywell's hot streak

7:21 am U.S. ET | March 24, 2014
Honeywell's turbo business is on a hot streak. Six of the last eight European Car of the Year winners have gotten a boost from Honeywell, and Ferrari has hired the supplier to help power its F1 racecars.... Read More »

 

More suppliers join turbo fray in race for mpg

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 17, 2014
The push to improve fuel economy has shaken up the auto industry's once-cozy world of turbocharger suppliers.... Read More »

 

Ferrari returns to turbo as supercar makers face up to emissions rules

March 3, 2014 14:44 CET
Ferrari has mounted a turbocharged engine on its latest supercar, the California T, for the first time in more than two decades, as even luxury automakers are forced to seek ways to cut emissions without sacrificing performance.... Read More »

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Turbocharging alone saves no fuel

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 17, 2014
I've noticed that in Automotive News and other publications, turbocharging is generally lumped in with direct injection and cylinder deactivation as a fuel-saving technology.... Read More »

 

RICHARD TRUETT

Ford, Ram trucks square off in fuel economy, tech race

12:05 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 27, 2013
Watch for a pickup truck fuel economy war between Ford's F-150 EcoBoost and Chrysler's new Ram 1500 EcoDiesel.... Read More »

 

Small turbos for Toyota and Subaru

12:01 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2013
Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru outlined plans at the Tokyo show to roll out downsized turbos to boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing power -- or to boost power without hurting fuel efficiency. The first entries debut next year, and more will follow.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Toyota, Subaru board turbo train for downsized power

1:52 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 21, 2013
Honda, which unveiled three turbocharged engines ahead of this week's Tokyo Motor Show, is not the only one turning to turbos to boost fuel efficiency without sacrificing power -- or to boost power without hurting fuel efficiency. Toyota and Subaru outlined plans at the Tokyo show to roll out downsized turbos. The first entries debut next year, and more will follow.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Honda's next NSX to feature three-motor hybrid system with twin-turbo V-6

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Honda, as if to underscore its commitment to downsized, turbocharged engines, unveiled a mock-up of the powertrain for its next NSX that relies on twin turbos to provide a power boost.... Read More »

 

2013 TOKYO MOTOR SHOW

Honda readies new turbocharged engines, 8-speed dual-clutch transmission

10:00 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 18, 2013
Honda unveiled a series of downsized, turbocharged engines and an eight-speed dual-clutch transmission, rounding out its line of Earth Dreams powertrains with ones that offer more performance without sacrificing fuel economy.... Read More »

 

BorgWarner lands $2.9 billion of future powertrain business

2:47 pm U.S. ET | Nov. 5, 2013
BorgWarner, the maker of automotive turbochargers and emission systems, said it has lined up $2.9 billion of expected net new powertrain business for 2014 through 2016, up 26 percent from the previous three-year net new business figures.... Read More »

 

Toyota lays out future powertrain plans in catch-up bid

4:00 pm U.S. ET | Oct. 10, 2013
After trailing many of its competitors in the recent engine- and transmission-technology wars, Toyota will launch a swath of powertrains in the next several years, a top powertrain r&d executive said.... Read More »

 

Honeywell projects more jumps in auto turbos by 2018

10:59 am U.S. ET | Oct. 8, 2013
The use of turbo chargers to boost power in smaller automotive engines is expected to increase rapidly over the next five years, with the greatest growth anticipated in China, according to Honeywell, a major player in the sector.... Read More »

 

AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Schaeffler tech chief sees suppliers playing even greater role in future engines

June 7, 2013 06:01 CET
Suppliers' responsibilities in vehicle development are growing. Schaeffler Chief Technology Officer Peter Gutzmer aims to expand the company's value creation across a wider range of functions. He spoke with Klaus-Dieter Floerecke, a reporter with Automotive News Europe sister publication Automobilwoche.... Read More »

 

Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost wins 2nd straight International Engine of the Year award

June 6, 2013 06:01 CET
Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine has been named the International Engine of the Year for the second year in a row.... Read More »

 

Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost wins 2nd straight International Engine of the Year award

12:50 pm U.S. ET | June 5, 2013
Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine has been named the International Engine of the Year for the second year in a row.... Read More »

 

F1: Turbo tutorial for Honda?

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 27, 2013
For average car buyers, the most important aspect of Honda Motor Co.'s return to Formula One racing, as an engine supplier to McLaren Automotive, could be its plans for downsized turbocharging. Honda is expected to roll out downsized turbocharging as its next step toward more fuel-efficient cars. Developing them for racing could boost its mass-market plans.... Read More »

 

Cadillac to offer new twin-turbo V-6 on XTS for 2014

8:11 am U.S. ET | May 17, 2013
Cadillac is adding a new 410-hp, twin-turbo 3.6-liter V-6 engine as an option on the XTS sedan for 2014.... Read More »

 

BorgWarner to expand UK production to supply Jaguar Land Rover

May 16, 2013 06:01 CET
U.S. supplier BorgWarner Inc. said it would build a new production line and engineering center in the United Kingdom to supply turbocharging systems to customer Jaguar Land Rover. The turbochargers would be used in JLR's family of four-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines, due to launch in 2015.... Read More »

 

GABE NELSON

For VW, new turbo brings more power, fuel economy for key models

8:00 am U.S. ET | May 3, 2013
A new crop of turbocharged Volkswagen Jettas and Beetles will start to show up in U.S. dealerships this month.... Read More »

 

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