DETROIT -- Engine sizes continue to grow in the middle range (3.0L to 3.9L) and low-end (4.0L to 4.9L) of the high range, while 8-cyl. powerpacks continue a long-term trend of increased penetration, based on Ward’s annual survey of engine installation rates of North American-made light vehicles for the U.S. market by model-year designation. The survey covered 13,316,295 ’01 models built for the U.S. -- 6,363,152 cars and 6,953,143 light trucks. It was the third consecutive year trucks ...

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