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Showing posts with label Engines. Show all posts

May 23, 2024

Lamborghini Huracán Replacement To Use Hybrid Twin-Turbo V8

The Lamborghini 634, the code name for the successor to the Huracán that will join the High Performance Electrified Vehicle (HPEV) line-up, will be equipped with a twin-turbo V8 engine, combined with a hybrid system incorporating three electric motors and an 8-speed dual clutch gearbox for a maximum output of over 900 horsepower.

May 9, 2024

Bentley's Ultra Performance Hybrid Is Its Replacement To The W12

Bentley has revealed the replacement to its iconic W12 engine: an all-new performance-focused V8 hybrid. Producing the highest power output ever offered in a Bentley, the “electrocharged” powertrain is promised to be the most dynamic, responsive, and most efficient system in their company’s history befitting its new-generation of supercars.

May 2, 2024

Aston Martin Reveals Re-Designed Twin Turbo V12 Engine

Despite the trend towards downsized and electrified powertrains, Aston Martin isn’t done just yet with its V12 engine. The British luxury brand has just confirmed that a new V12 is on the way.

April 2, 2024

Nissan To Continue Development Of Combustion Engines

Nissan isn’t ready to end development of its internal combustion engines just yet; that’s according to Chief Product Officer Ivan Espinosa who spoke to members of the Philippine media ahead of the Formula E Tokyo e-Prix.

March 28, 2024

Volvo Produces Its Last Diesel-Powered Car

Volvo has built their last diesel-powered car.

On a cloudy Thursday in early February, the plant in Ghent, Belgium, produced its last diesel-powered car, a V60. And just the other day, the plant in Torslanda, Sweden, saw its last XC90 diesel car roll off the production line.

March 3, 2024

Bugatti Shows Off Electrified V16 Engine

Bugatti may have sent off its quad-turbocharged W16 engine, but it looks like they’re not exactly done with that unique engine configuration. Ending years of speculation, Bugatti has just announced a new 16-cylinder engine, but this time, with a V configuration.

February 29, 2024

Toyota To Resume Production Of Models Affected By Diesel Engine Issue

Following irregularities found in several diesel engines manufactured at Toyota Industries Corporation, the Japanese government has now lifted the suspension of engine shipments.

January 17, 2024

Mazda To Bring Back Rotary Engine Development Group

At the Tokyo Auto Salon, most of the attention over at Mazda went straight to their plans of reviving an in-house tuner in the form of Mazda Spirit Racing. And while that’s certainly good news to Mazda fans and enthusiasts, there’s an even better story: the brand’s decision to build a new rotary-powered sportscar.

November 6, 2023

KG Mobility, BYD To Collaborate On EVs And Hybrids

KG Mobility, the carmaker formerly known as SsangYong is teaming up with Chinese EV leader, BYD to help it develop next-generation Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) systems.

October 31, 2023

Mazda Has Produced Its Two-Millionth Rotary Engine

Mazda’s rotary engine has reached a milestone: total production volume has reached a cumulative two million units.

September 29, 2023

Honda Has Come Up With Their First Production V8 Engine

In a company first, Honda has made their first production V8 engine and it comes with VTEC too! Meet the 350-horsepower BF350 engine.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.