Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/53422/more en Honda Pioneers Ablation Casting With NSX http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Ablation casting was a key concept in order to produce this spaceframe,” Chief Engineer Ted Klaus says of the new NSX. “Without being able to apply castings at all the suspension points, we couldn’t produce a body this rigid.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/honda-pioneers-ablation-casting-nsx#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura Aluminum Chassis Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Product Development Turbocharger ablation ablation casting Acura NSX Alotech Alotech Limited BMW i8 Ferrari LaFerrari Marysville McLaren P1 Ohio Performance Manufacturing Center Porsche 918 Spyder Shawn Tarr spaceframe Ted Klaus Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:35:00 +0000 1266231 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda chief engineers Ted Klaus and Yashuhide Sakamoto with Acura NSX.</strong></p> Tom Murphy Acura NSX at SAE World Congress http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress <div class="node-body gallery-body">Honda uses this week’s SAE World Congress in Detroit to trickle out some tantalizing nuggets of information about the car’s body rigidity, aerodynamics and drivetrain in an extensive Powerpoint presentation. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/acura-nsx-sae-world-congress#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. Japan Acura Aerodynamics Aluminum Chassis Dual Clutch (DCT) Gasoline Hybrid Vehicles Li-ion Manufacturing Technology Product Development Turbocharger Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:34:00 +0000 1266241 at http://wardsauto.com CO2 Emissions Escaping Through Loopholes, Critics Say http://wardsauto.com/politics/co2-emissions-escaping-through-loopholes-critics-say <div class="field-byline"> Sara Lewis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Automakers and the European Environment Agency both acknowledge current testing procedures do not reflect real-world driving conditions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/politics/co2-emissions-escaping-through-loopholes-critics-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/politics/co2-emissions-escaping-through-loopholes-critics-say#comments Premium Auto Makers Politics Europe Vehicles & Technology Europe - Regional Politics Emissions Engines Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:30:00 +0000 1265631 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Consumer, green groups say clean-air test results not transparent.</strong></p> OEMs Ponder Dual-Fuel, Cooled EGR Combustion Strategies http://wardsauto.com/north-america/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Southwest Research scientist says many automakers are just getting started in their research of the dual-fuel RCCI system, and that it will take at least a decade before the technology is ready for production vehicles. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/north-america/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/north-america/oems-ponder-dual-fuel-cooled-egr-combustion-strategies#comments Public Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America - Regional U.S. BorgWarner Delphi 2015 SAE World Congress California Air Resources Board (CARB) Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Emissions Flex-Fuel Vehicles Fuel Economy Future Products Gasoline Product Development Turbocharger Cary Henry compression ignition cooled EGR dual-fuel exhaust gas recirculation GDCI HCCI low temperature combustion PCCI port fuel injection RCCI Southwest Research Institute SwRI Wed, 22 Apr 2015 17:29:00 +0000 1264761 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Southwest Research runs tests on spark-ignited natural-gas Cummins engine modified to operate with cooled EGR.</strong></p> SAE Panel: ICE, With Increasing Efficiency, Here to Stay http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay <div class="field-deck"> 2015 SAE World Congress </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Technologies such as direct injection and variable valve timing have made the internal combustion engine very efficient, panelists concur. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/sae-panel-ice-increasing-efficiency-here-stay#comments Public World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology World BorgWarner Bosch Chrysler Ford Schaeffler 2015 SAE World Congress Engines Transmissions Tue, 21 Apr 2015 20:22:00 +0000 1263981 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Schaeffler&rsquo;s Hemphill worries about expensive engine tech.</strong></p> '15 Ford Edge http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-ford-edge <div class="node-body gallery-body">'15 Ford Edge gets new sheetmetal, upgraded interior and is available with three engine choices, including two direct-injected, turbocharged EcoBoost mills. See related story: (New ’15 Ford Edge Stands Out in Crowded CUV Segment)</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-ford-edge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/15-ford-edge#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives North America U.S. Ford Automatic Collision Avoidance Exterior Gasoline Information & Entertainment Interior Supercharger Test Drives Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:46:00 +0000 1257691 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;15 Ford Edge retains sporty appearance that defines model.&nbsp;</strong></p> New ’15 Ford Edge Stands Out in Crowded CUV Segment http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-15-ford-edge-stands-out-crowded-cuv-segment <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Vehicle Test Drive </font color="#8005</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ’15 Edge retains its 3-bar grille, but now has more space between the bars and is hexagonal instead of rectangular.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-15-ford-edge-stands-out-crowded-cuv-segment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/new-15-ford-edge-stands-out-crowded-cuv-segment#comments Public Auto Makers Vehicles & Technology Test Drives North America U.S. Ford Automatic Collision Avoidance Exterior Gasoline Information & Entertainment Interior Turbocharger Test Drives Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:45:00 +0000 1257681 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&#39;15&nbsp;Ford Edge.</strong></p> Shell Eco-Marathon Detroit http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/shell-eco-marathon-detroit <div class="node-body gallery-body">Young, open minds undeterred by the fog of realism converged on Detroit’s Cobo Center over the weekend for the Shell Eco-marathon Americas, the ultimate fuel-economy challenge. About 1,000 students representing 110 high schools and colleges from the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Guatamala brought their hand-built concepts.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/shell-eco-marathon-detroit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/vehicles-technology/shell-eco-marathon-detroit#comments Public Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America South America North America - Regional Canada Brazil Mexico U.S. Batteries Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Diesel Electric Vehicles Emissions Ethanol Fuel Economy Fuel-Cell Vehicles Gasoline Product Development Mon, 13 Apr 2015 13:04:00 +0000 1257721 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan, BMW Recall Involves Possibly Faulty Fuel Pumps http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Nissan is recalling more than '14-model 95,000 Rogue SUVs sold in the U.S. and Canada, and BMW is recalling about 70,500 '14- and '15-model cars sold globally, because their Robert Bosch-supplied fuel pumps may fail.</div><div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/nissan-bmw-recall-involves-possibly-faulty-fuel-pumps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated World Auto Makers Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America Canada U.S. World Engines National Highway Traffic Safey Administration (NHTSA) Safety Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:08:00 +0000 1257611 at http://wardsauto.com Volvo Fighting for Premium CUV Customers http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-fighting-premium-cuv-customers <div class="field-deck"> <font color="#800517">Test Drive </font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Long overdue, the new XC90 arrives with a brilliant interior, two efficient powertrains, an intuitive human-machine interface and just enough exterior styling tweaks to draw the attention of luxury-minded shoppers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-fighting-premium-cuv-customers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/test-drives/volvo-fighting-premium-cuv-customers#comments Public Auto Makers Dealers Europe Test Drives North America Europe - Regional North America - Regional U.S. Sweden Volvo Car Fuel Economy Gasoline Headlamps Human Machine Interfaces (HMI) Hybrid Vehicles Instrument Panel Interior Li-ion Materials Pedestrian Protection Product Development Safety Supercharger Turbocharger Test Drives BMW X5 City Safety Lexus RX Mercedes M-Class metallic trim Orrefors crystal PHEV Scalable Platform Architecture Scandinavian design T6 T8 Thor's hammer Volvo XC90 Ward's 10 Best Engines wood Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 1250451 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Dealers start getting retailer demos of all-new Volvo XC90 T6 in May.</strong></p>