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2016-12-01
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Ford is to introduce a cylinder deactivation version of its 3-cylinder EcoBoost triple. It will enter production by early 2018 and it is expected to deliver up to a 6% fuel saving with associated CO2 emissions reduction.
2016-11-30
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Attention to detail in NVH reduction, build quality and overall refinement mark Ford's development focus for its global B-segment veteran.
2016-11-16
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BWI is developing what it believes will be a cost-effective system that would improve ride quality at lower cost than employing magneto-rheological (MR) suspension units.
2016-11-08
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With its aerodynamics optimized for fuel efficiency, the new Q2 also offers a 3-cylinder turbocharged gasoline engine among other propulsion choices.
2016-11-06
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48-V power is just one of many efficiency additions for the new gasoline and diesel inline sixes, along with increased use of "coasting" and cylinder deactivation.
2016-10-31
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Despite rumors of an acquisition by Apple, McLaren is racing ahead on £1B in self-funded R&D and an ambitious plan to develop an electric supercar worthy of the name.
2016-10-20
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Leveraging junior racing to interest youngsters in engineering careers gets a boost in Europe as Renault launches a UK Clio Cup Junior Championship for 2017.
2016-09-29
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Land Rover shifts to an aluminum-intensive body-in-white for its all-new Disco, which also benefits from an aggressive aerodynamic program to trim Cd to .33.
2016-09-09
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PSA Citroën’s latest demonstration of its original technological and aesthetic design capabilities is the CXperience concept, timed for unveiling at the Paris Auto Show.
2016-09-09
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The WLTP and other 'real-world' vehicle test cycles offer new lubrication opportunities for engine designers striving to make further improvements to power units. BP Castrol's chief engineer details what can be done.
2016-08-25
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Volvo and Uber executives provide insights into their collaboration to develop next generation autonomous driving (AD) cars aimed at reaching full SAE Level-5 standard.
2016-08-14
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Using simulators for RDE testing is a new aspect for the technology, experts say.
2016-08-05
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Anke Kleinschmit, Daimler AG's Vice President Group Research and Sustainability and Chief Environmental Officer, talks with Automotive Engineering about when to expect all-electric Mercedes-Benz sedans, the realistic timeline for autonomous technology and other strategic industry issues.
2016-08-03
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JaguarLandRover is pouring significant R&D resources into all-terrain automated and driverless technologies.
2016-08-03
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Porsche broke the engineering "golden rule" in developing its latest powertrain family but the resulting engines and gearbox are better than their predecessors in every metric.
2016-07-10
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The second generation of Porsche's big sports sedan, now on VW's MSB architecture, is completely redeveloped. It boasts a raft of new technologies including 48-V electric anti-roll control and all new powertrains.
2016-07-10
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Volvo is using a blast of compressed air as a relatively simple solution to boost torque delivery of its new D5 diesel powering the V90 wagon.
2016-06-20
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Development continues of the still-secret new suspension and a related vehicle-refinement package that may break cover at this year's Paris Motor Show.
2016-06-20
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Making extensive use of 3D printing techniques, the Vision Next 100 is Rolls-Royce's design and engineering teams' forward-reaching concept of super-luxury mobility over the next century.
2016-06-14
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BWI Group believes its second-generation Magneto Rheological (MR) powertrain mount helps meet downsized-powertrain NVH challenges.
2016-05-31
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New Chairman Luca de Meo says SEAT "has been through hell." Its redemption, now underway, will come from use of new technology (including diesels) and an expanding product offensive.
2016-05-14
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GKN's clever Twinster AWD overspeeds the rear wheels by 2%, enabling sharper turn-in and making controlled drifts easy to execute.
2016-04-27
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Take-it-to-the-limit testing is typically reserved for vehicle development teams, but Jaguar's route and the sensational topography clearly gave Automotive Engineering good insight into F-Pace's dynamic capabilities and its four-year development.
2016-04-24
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Days ahead of the 2016 Beijing Motor Show, Shell OIl unveiled its collaboration with Gordon Murray Design and Geo Technology, a city car concept that's all about efficiency.
2016-04-15
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“One Ford," the technological and commercial philosophy the company is energetically pursuing to minimize the need for market-specific vehicle modifications. The Mustang, now on sale in the U.K. and Europe, proves the system works.
2016-04-10
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The two European companies are collaborating in a study to achieve solutions that could herald a much wider role for plastic composites across transmission applications, including housings and gear teeth.
2016-03-12
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The standard German taxi cab, now entering its 10th generation, is 80% ready for autonomous driving on the autobahn, according to its chief engineer.
2016-03-06
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The electric-powered compressor complements a pair of sequential turbos. The flagship SQ7 also boasts 48/12V electrical system to power the e-booster and the car's EAWS.
2016-03-06
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Installing the intercooler and associated pipework for two lateral cooling systems in an engine bay designed for a naturally aspirated flat-six required some clever engineering.
2016-02-29
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GKN Driveline's prototype electric torque vectoring driveline can be tuned to provide sportier vehicle dynamics, stabilizing the car and reducing ESP intrusion. It is aimed at 2019 production.
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