Ford Motor Co. has given AB Volvo the go-ahead to develop a proposed new family of Safe, Light, Inline, Multivalve (SLIM) engines that allow cars to be more ecologically friendly. Ford’s Premier Automotive Group (PAG) has decided that Volvo’s expertise in transversely mounted inline engines — the S80, for example, employs the unusual layout of a transversely mounted I-6 — can be exploited to create a whole family of future SLIM-class engines. The SLIM engines are deemed to be the most ...
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