Turbocharger

Valeo says Audi will use its supercharger to reduce lag and save fuel

April 13, 2015 06:01 CET

Valeo says other automakers likely will follow Audi in using its electric supercharger that boosts an engine's acceleration while also saving fuel. The supplier said Audi will launch a production car with the supercharger next year....
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Toyota's new engine lineup grows with 1.2-liter turbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | April 11, 2015

Toyota is stepping up a global engine upgrade of 14 high-efficiency powerplants through 2015 with the deployment of a new downsized turbo unit....
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Honda relies on turbo Civic to lift fuel economy

12:01 am U.S. ET | March 2, 2015

The next-generation Honda Civic's base powerplant will be a downsized turbocharged engine as the automaker tries to boost fuel economy. The turbo engine will help Honda Motor Co. meet stricter emissions standards and deliver fun-to-drive performance that sets the Civic apart, global r&d head Yoshiharu Yamamoto said....
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BorgWarner Q4 revenue rises as net income declines slightly

11:04 am U.S. ET | Feb. 12, 2015

BorgWarner, the turbocharger and emissions systems supplier, reported today fourth-quarter gains in revenues and a slight decline in net income....
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2015 GENEVA AUTO SHOW

Ferrari's new 488 GTB taps turbos to stretch fuel

Feb. 3, 2015 18:14 CET

Ferrari's latest supercar, the 488 GTB, continues the brand's quest to improve fuel economy in its vehicles with turbocharging. The 488 GTB will replace the the 458 Italia, the brand's best-selling model....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Honeywell turbo boss expects to gain from hot sector's growth

Jan. 16, 2015 06:01 CET

Honeywell, the world's leading turbocharger supplier, foresees big gains for the performance-boosting, CO2-reducing technology, Terrence Hahn, CEO of the Switzerland-based Honeywell business unit, told Automotive News Europe....
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Q&A

Honeywell sees hot turbo growth ahead

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 12, 2015

Honeywell Transportation Systems, the leading turbocharger supplier with an estimated 34 percent share of the global market, foresees big gains for the performance-boosting, carbon-emissions-reducing technology, especially in the U.S. and China. Terrence Hahn, 48, CEO of the Switzerland-based business unit of Honeywell International Inc., shared his views on the sector with Automotive News Europe Managing Editor Douglas A. Bolduc....
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AUTOMOTIVE NEWS EUROPE E-MAGAZINE

Check out the ANE e-magazine for January

Jan. 7, 2015 06:01 CET

The latest issue of the Automotive News Europe monthly e-magazine is ready for you to view. This month's edition looks at why Jaguar expects 2015 to be a record-breaking year....
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Chrysler Pentastar V-6s to get turbos and direct injection, sources say

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 8, 2014

Chrysler Group is improving its Pentastar family of V-6s, adding direct injection, turbocharging and other technology to enable smaller displacement engines to power its vehicles....
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Scion nixes convertible, turbocharged FR-S

10:45 am U.S. ET | Nov. 25, 2014

Toyota says there will be no convertible version of the Scion FR-S sports car and -- in a blow to power-seeking enthusiasts everywhere -- no turbocharged engine....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Why turbocharger fans owe Saab a thank-you

11:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014

We are gathered here today to pay our respects to Saab. The deceased Swedish automaker's lasting legacy is not the unconventional place it put the ignition switch. It isn't the blackout feature that allowed the driver to turn off all the instrument lights except the speedometer, nor is it the clamshell hood or any other quirky Saab feature....
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RICHARD TRUETT

BLOG: Volvo's new engine: Turbocharger? Supercharger? What is this thing?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 14, 2014

Volvo's experimental engine -- a 2.0-liter gasoline-powered four-cylinder -- cranks out an amazing 450 horsepower. But how? At 225 horsepower per liter, it would be one of the most power-dense engines ever produced, if Volvo decides to build it....
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Honeywell revs up global turbocharger projections

12:08 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 30, 2014

The global use of turbochargers to amplify engine power, already on the rise in recent years, is expected increase even more than earlier projections -- to 49 million sales annually by 2019, supplier Honeywell said in its annual forecast....
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Electric turbocharger eliminates lag, Valeo says

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 3, 2014

French supplier Valeo has developed an electric turbocharger that it says eliminates "turbo lag." The new turbocharger is powered by an electric motor instead of exhaust gases....
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Honeywell merging turbocharger business into aerospace unit

12:35 pm U.S. ET | July 14, 2014

Honeywell is merging its transportation systems unit into its aerospace division to take advantage of similarities between the businesses....
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Ferrari V-8s to get turbos; V-12s to get hybrid systems

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 30, 2014

Ferrari will use turbochargers on V-8s and hybrid systems on V-12s to cut fleet carbon dioxide emissions 20 percent by 2021 while also boosting performance, Ferrari Powertrain Director Vittorio Dini said....
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Ford to replace 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine after just 4 model years

6:00 pm U.S. ET | June 24, 2014

In an unusual move, Ford is phasing out its current 2.0-liter EcoBoost engine after just four model years....
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Ferrari plans 20% CO2 cut by 2021

June 24, 2014 06:01 CET

Ferrari wants to reduce its fleet carbon dioxide emissions by 20 percent by 2021 while simultaneously boosting performance. To do this the supercar maker will use turbochargers on V-8 engines and hybrid systems on V-12s, a top executive said....
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Bentley's Continental GT3-R turns up the turbo power

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 23, 2014

Bentley last week showed its Continental GT3-R, a limited-edition model inspired by the Continental GT3 race car....
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Hyundai adds small, turbocharged engine to '15 Sonata lineup

6:34 pm U.S. ET | June 19, 2014

Hyundai will offer a small-displacement, turbocharged engine on the re-engineered 2015 Sonata to bolster the sedan’s fuel economy credentials in the crowded mid-sized segment....
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Hyundai drops Genesis Coupe turbo

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 9, 2014

Hyundai is dropping the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine on the 2015 Genesis Coupe, a spokesman said. A 3.8-liter V-6 engine will be the only powertrain available in the rear-wheel-drive sporty car....
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