Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660891/more en Chrysler Pacifica 3.6L V-6 eHybrid – 2018 Award Acceptance http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/chrysler-pacifica-36l-v-6-ehybrid-2018-award-acceptance <div class="node-body video-body">Mike Duhaime, director-electrified propulsion engineering at FCA, accepts Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid award at the 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines ceremony.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/chrysler-pacifica-36l-v-6-ehybrid-2018-award-acceptance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/chrysler-pacifica-36l-v-6-ehybrid-2018-award-acceptance#comments Public 2018 10 Best Engines Engines Fri, 23 Feb 2018 11:30:00 +0000 2195881 at http://wardsauto.com EVs’ Growth Will Increase Need for Backup Power http://wardsauto.com/engines/evs-growth-will-increase-need-backup-power <div class="field-byline"> Constance Douris </div> <div class="field-deck"> <font color="800517">INDUSTRY VOICES</font> </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico demonstrates the potentially devastating consequences of not having electricity for an extended period. Thus, backup-charging infrastructure is necessary so EVs can operate when power is inaccessible.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/evs-growth-will-increase-need-backup-power" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/evs-growth-will-increase-need-backup-power#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Technology Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:21:00 +0000 2179251 at http://wardsauto.com 488 Pista Boasts Ferrari’s Most Powerful V-8 Ever http://wardsauto.com/technology/488-pista-boasts-ferrari-s-most-powerful-v-8-ever <div class="field-deck"> 2018 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 488 Pista’s development stems from Ferrari’s involvement in the FIA World Endurance Championship where it has won five manufacturers’ titles in the GTE class in the six years since the series’ inception, taking 29 out of 50 races.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/488-pista-boasts-ferrari-s-most-powerful-v-8-ever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/488-pista-boasts-ferrari-s-most-powerful-v-8-ever#comments Public Engines Technology Fri, 23 Feb 2018 10:02:00 +0000 2200281 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Pista 488&rsquo;s twin-turbo V-8 makes 710 hp, 568 lb.-ft. of torque.</strong></p> 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines Ceremony http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/2018-wards-10-best-engines-ceremony <div class="node-body video-body">Today, WardsAuto begins posting videos from the 2018 Wards 10 Best Engines celebration, held during the North American International Auto Show. In this segment, editors Drew Winter and Tom Murphy kick off the event. Beginning tomorrow, videos with each winning automaker's acceptance speech will begin posting, one daily, in alphabetical order.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/2018-wards-10-best-engines-ceremony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2018-10-best-engines/2018-wards-10-best-engines-ceremony#comments Public 2018 10 Best Engines Engines Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:55:00 +0000 2204081 at http://wardsauto.com New Hyundai Santa Fe Gets Diesel, Bolder Look http://wardsauto.com/engines/new-hyundai-santa-fe-gets-diesel-bolder-look <div class="node-body article-body">The Santa Fe’s smooth, sculpted exterior has been replaced with blocky, muscular lines, pronounced fender flares and a more SUV-like stance.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/new-hyundai-santa-fe-gets-diesel-bolder-look" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/new-hyundai-santa-fe-gets-diesel-bolder-look#comments Public Engines Interiors Technology Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:23:00 +0000 2203241 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New design features pronounced upright grille.</strong></p> Pininfarina Creates Design For Chinese Startup’s EV http://wardsauto.com/2018-geneva-auto-show/pininfarina-creates-design-chinese-startup-s-ev <div class="field-deck"> 2018 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ʼ18 HK GT, a 2-door, 4-seat coupe, is the fourth concept car conceived by the Italian design studio for Hybrid Kinetic Group, a startup high-tech brand based in Hong Kong.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/2018-geneva-auto-show/pininfarina-creates-design-chinese-startup-s-ev" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/2018-geneva-auto-show/pininfarina-creates-design-chinese-startup-s-ev#comments Public 2018 Geneva Auto Show Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Technology Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:40:00 +0000 2199421 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong style="font-size: 12.8px;">HK GT coupe latest joint project of&nbsp;Pininfarina, Hong Kong-based high-tech brand.</strong></p> New Bosch Division Focused on Connected Mobility http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-bosch-division-focused-connected-mobility <div class="node-body article-body">Bosch is meeting growing demand for connected mobility via ride sharing, which encompasses online services and apps for carpools as well as for arranging driving services and taxis. The company recently acquired Splitting Fares, a startup serving commuters who want to share a ride to the same workplace or place of study.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-bosch-division-focused-connected-mobility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/technology/new-bosch-division-focused-connected-mobility#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Technology Wed, 21 Feb 2018 10:30:00 +0000 2196571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Automotive cloud suite tracks electric vehicles&rsquo; range, locates charge points.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Hybrid Energy Storage Key to Electric Auto Features http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/hybrid-energy-storage-key-electric-auto-features <div class="field-byline"> Bertrand Renaud </div> <div class="field-deck"> INDUSTRY VOICES </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Premium vehicles’ features have demanding power requirements and each requires frequent, quick, high-power charge and discharge events, which is pushing energy-storage engineers to revolutionize the board-net strategy for the platform. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/hybrid-energy-storage-key-electric-auto-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/hybrid-energy-storage-key-electric-auto-features#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:02:00 +0000 2193091 at http://wardsauto.com Leaf Electric Vehicle to Be Sold in Asia, Oceania http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/leaf-electric-vehicle-be-sold-asia-oceania <div class="field-byline"> Alan Harman </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Nissan will launch the model in Australia, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand. The automaker also is looking at other markets in the region, including Indonesia and the Philippines.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/leaf-electric-vehicle-be-sold-asia-oceania" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/leaf-electric-vehicle-be-sold-asia-oceania#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:43:00 +0000 2193061 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Nissan sees EV opportunities in Southeast Asia with Leaf.</strong></p> Diesel Vehicles Down But Not Out Down Under http://wardsauto.com/engines/diesel-vehicles-down-not-out-down-under <div class="node-body article-body">New-vehicle buying intentions examined by Roy Morgan Research finds the consideration of diesel-fuel vehicles now trails the appeal of hybrid vehicles with 52%, but remains ahead of electric vehicles (37%) and well ahead of liquid-propane-gas vehicles (21%).</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/diesel-vehicles-down-not-out-down-under" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/diesel-vehicles-down-not-out-down-under#comments Public Industry Engines Diesel Fri, 09 Feb 2018 11:01:00 +0000 2179381 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong style="font-size: 12.8px;">Aussie farmers and their dogs big users of diesel pickups.</strong></p>