DETROIT – General Motors Corp. was the company to return efficiency enhancing engine cylinder deactivation to the technology landscape, but crosstown rival DaimlerChrysler AG apparently will be the first auto maker to actually put engines so-equipped into customers’ hands. Although GM has talked for nearly two years about its plan to revive the technology that flopped two decades ago – GM calls its systems Displacement on Demand (DOD) – it now appears DC will beat GM to market by several ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"DC to Beat GM with Cylinder-Deactivation V-8" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
For WardsAuto.com pricing and subscription information please contact
Lisa Williamson by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: (248) 799-2642
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.