Besides economy and performance, there also is the prestige factor. Bragging rights are a strong feature of Korean culture and the domestic diesels approach the status of the coveted German imports that mostly are diesel-powered....More
From the passenger seat, the all-new 2.3L EcoBoost propels the car with gusto through three laps on a short handling track about the size of a football field in the Charlotte Motor Speedway parking lot....More
It was only five minutes in the passenger seat, but that was enough time to draw some first impressions about the all-new '15 Ford Mustang with its 2.3L EcoBoost 4-cyl. engine, independent rear suspension and upgraded interior.
An unprecedented convergence of government and public interest in decreasing pollution has put more pressure on automakers to respond. In the past, the OEMs successfully lobbied to extend compliance deadlines....More
Under the new National Automotive Policy, Malaysia ends protection of domestic automakers, allows foreign companies to build energy-efficient cars with engines of 1.8L or less and seeks to become a manufacturing hub for green vehicles....More
A market-research company predicts the French automaker will get the first license under the government’s plan to turn Malaysia into a hybrid- and electric-vehicles hub in the ASEAN regional trade bloc....More
The move toward turbocharged GDI engines has raised operating temperatures to the point that aluminum pistons expand, causing excess friction within the combustion chamber. Steel is more rigid and can resist expansion....More