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Showing posts with label Engines. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Engines. Show all posts

Friday, September 22, 2023

Yes, The Mazda CX-90 (And CX-60) Can Run On Electric Power Alone


Mazda’s M Hybrid isn’t like any other 48-volt hybrid system, it seems. This interesting fact was revealed during the CX-90’s Philippine debut and was shared by Mazda Philippines president and CEO Steven Tan.

Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Volvo To Axe Diesel Engine By Early 2024


Volvo Cars is axing the production of its diesel engine by early next year making them one of the first legacy carmakers to take this crucial decision.

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Toyota Builds Hilux Prototype That Emits Water As Its Only Emission


Toyota is walking the talk when it comes to their “multi-path strategy for carbon-free mobility.” Its Hilux pickup truck isn’t just getting mild hybrid power, but they’ve been experimenting with a battery electric, and now, a fuel cell (FCEV) version as well.

Monday, July 24, 2023

Ford Says 2.0-liter Bi-Turbo Offers Best Balance Between Power, Efficiency In Philippine Setting


Ford Philippines reckons its 2.0-liter bi-turbo engine offers the best balance of power, capability, and efficiency. Eschewing displacement for boost, this engine is said to deliver better stop-and-go traffic performance with little compromise when it comes to hauling.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Official: Nissan, Mitsubishi, Geely To Share Engines


After signing a non-binding agreement last November, it’s official. The Renault Group (including its alliance partners, Nissan and Mitsubishi) and Geely are combining their internal combustion engine development and manufacturing operations.

Thursday, June 29, 2023

Toyota Puts Hilux Hybrid Powertrain Through A Rally Test


After confirming it for a 2024 release date, Toyota is starting to put the Hilux’s hybrid system to the test by having it run through a rally demonstration course at the seventh round of the World Rally Championship in Kenya.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023

Toyota Confirms Hilux Hybrid Coming In 2024


Toyota has confirmed that the Hilux pickup truck will sport a turbocharged diesel hybrid powertrain. It is due to arrive in the first half of 2024 for global markets, including Australia where the announcement was made.

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Why Did Mazda Opt For A 3.3-liter Inline-6 In The CX-60?


When Mazda first unveiled the CX-60 SUV last year, some eyebrows were raised particularly when it comes to its engine. In a world of downsized four- or even three-cylinder engines, why did the carmaker opt to go for a 3.3-liter inline-6?

Thursday, March 9, 2023

Nissan's X-In-1 Approach Will Mean More Affordable EV, e-Power Models


Nissan unveiled a new approach to its electrified powertrain developed which it calls, “X-in-1.” Under the approach, core EV and e-Power powertrain components will be shared and modularized, resulting in a 30 percent reduction, compared to 2019, in development and manufacturing costs by 2026.

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Lamborghini Confirms 1,015 Horsepower For Newest V12 Supercar


Lamborghini has unveiled the first details of the first HPEV (High Performance Electrified Vehicle) hybrid super sportscar, codenamed LB744. The all-new architecture delivers a combined total of 1,015 horsepower thanks to a brand-new 6.5-liter 12-cylinder combustion engine and three electric motors. A ground-breaking double clutch will also make its debut with the engine.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Tuesday, February 21, 2023

Honda Drops VTEC For Emissions Sake


Is it the beginning of the end for Honda’s famed VTEC technology? When it comes to the company’s new generation V6, that seems to be the case.

Thursday, February 16, 2023

Peugeot Rolls Out New 48-Volt Hybrid System In 3008, 5008


After declaring that 2023 with be an “electric year” for the brand, Peugeot has officially shown their new 48-volt hybrid system that will roll out initially in the 3008 and 5008 before being extended to other models.

Friday, February 10, 2023

It's Official: 2023 Mazda CX-60 Is More Fuel Efficient, Faster Than CX-5 Turbo


Mazda has released the official fuel consumption figures for the first-ever CX-60, and spoiler alert: it sets a new benchmark within the product range.

Wednesday, January 25, 2023

General Motors Invests Almost A Billion Dollars To Keep The V8 Alive


General Motors says they’re not done with the V8 engine. Just today, the American automaker announced a USD 918 million investment to prepare their manufacturing facilities to, among others, make and assemble the sixth-generation small block V8.

Monday, January 9, 2023

Mazda's Rotary Engine To Make Return On January 13


Mark your calendars: on January 13, 2023, Mazda’s famed rotary engine will be making a comeback. And as a fitting teaser, Mazda has unveiled the rotary’s modern logo.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022

Toyota Just Shoehorned The GR Yaris's 1.6-liter Turbo Into The Corolla Cross


Showing that there’s more than one way (electrification) towards carbon neutrality, Toyota shoehorned the GR Yaris / GR Corolla’s turbocharged engine into the Corolla Cross.

Thursday, November 10, 2022

Volvo Divests From Geely Engine Operations


Just a day after Geely and Renault announced an agreement to jointly develop, manufacture, and supply hybrid and internal combustion engines, Volvo has decided to divest itself of its 33 percent stake to Geely. This was announced at the same time as Volvo unveiled its new all-electric SUV, the EX90.

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

Nissan, Mitsubishi To Use Geely-Developed Powertrains


Geely and Renault have signed a non-binding agreement to develop, manufacture, and supply hybrid and internal combustion engine powertrains. Under the framework agreement, Geely and Renault will form a new company with each auto group holding a 50-50 equity stake.

Saturday, October 15, 2022

2023 Mazda CX-60 Debuts New Turbocharged, Hybrid Inline-6


When Mazda unveiled the first member of the Large Product family, the CX-60, the main draw was the availability of a 4-cylinder plug-in hybrid as well as a 3.3-liter turbo diesel with an inline-6 configuration. Now, as its Australian launch draws near, the Japanese carmaker has revealed details about its turbocharged gasoline engine as well.