Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660891/more en Volkswagen's EV Transition Evident in Eastern Germany http://wardsauto.com/volkswagens-ev-transition-evident-eastern-germany <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Volkswagen's switch from reliance on diesel power, which badly damaged the automaker when it was caught cheating on emissions tests, is underlined in locations such as Dresden, where the smallest of its 120 plants formerly built its 12-cyl. Phaeton sedan but soon will begin assembling the all-electric e-Golf. </div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/volkswagens-ev-transition-evident-eastern-germany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Wed, 22 Feb 2017 12:01:00 +0000 1793241 at http://wardsauto.com EU Panel OKs Safeguards Against Emissions Cheating http://wardsauto.com/engines/eu-panel-oks-safeguards-against-emissions-cheating <div class="field-byline"> Sara Lewis </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The European Union is seeking to avoid a repeat of the Dieselgate scandal, where lax government oversight and cheating on emissions tests allowed vehicles to win type approval despite tailpipe emissions much higher than EU norms. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/eu-panel-oks-safeguards-against-emissions-cheating" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/eu-panel-oks-safeguards-against-emissions-cheating#comments Public Engines Diesel Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:26:00 +0000 1789741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Government, private groups at odds over who should conduct emissions tests.</strong></p> Hyundai: Ioniq Has Right Formula to Beat Green-Car Doldrums http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-ioniq-has-right-formula-beat-green-car-doldrums <div class="node-body article-body">The South Korean automaker says its new, dedicated green cars have competitive advantages on price, fuel economy/range and interior space.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-ioniq-has-right-formula-beat-green-car-doldrums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-ioniq-has-right-formula-beat-green-car-doldrums#comments Public Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:45:00 +0000 1789351 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Ioniq Hybrid on sale now in U.S.</strong></p> The Big Story: Diesel Market Facing Compression http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-diesel-market-facing-compression <div class="node-body article-body">Is the engine with no sparkplugs losing its spark? The diesel engine faces stiff headwinds by way of emissions compliance, vehicle electrification and a devastating Volkswagen cheating scandal. But automakers say they continue investing in new diesels.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-diesel-market-facing-compression" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/big-story/big-story-diesel-market-facing-compression#comments Public Big Story Engines Diesel Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:02:00 +0000 1784171 at http://wardsauto.com GM Diesel Know-How Global, Not Regional, VP Says http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-diesel-know-how-global-not-regional-vp-says <div class="node-body article-body">Dan Nicholson, vice president-GM Propulsion Systems, suggests a multi billion-dollar sale of Opel to PSA would not drain the automaker’s expertise in diesel technology.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-diesel-know-how-global-not-regional-vp-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/industry/gm-diesel-know-how-global-not-regional-vp-says#comments Public Industry Engines Diesel Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:17:00 +0000 1788571 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>&rsquo;17 Chevy Cruze Turbo Diesel.</strong></p> McLaren to Feature Potent Turbo V-8 at Geneva Show http://wardsauto.com/engines/mclaren-feature-potent-turbo-v-8-geneva-show <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myles </div> <div class="field-deck"> 2017 Geneva Auto Show </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Factory coded the M840T, the motor employs ultra-low inertia, twin-scroll turbochargers that will spool up quicker than previous designs to reduce turbo lag and provide quicker throttle response.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/mclaren-feature-potent-turbo-v-8-geneva-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/mclaren-feature-potent-turbo-v-8-geneva-show#comments Public Engines Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:33:00 +0000 1786841 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Engine&rsquo;s aluminum air-intake plenum nestled inside illuminated engine bay.</strong></p> JLR Reveals First Recipients of New Ingenium Engines http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-reveals-first-recipients-new-ingenium-engines <div class="field-byline"> Paul Myles </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The powerplants’ first applications will be seen in the Jaguar F-Pace performance SUV and the XF and XE sports sedans. </div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-reveals-first-recipients-new-ingenium-engines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/jlr-reveals-first-recipients-new-ingenium-engines#comments Public Engines Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:05:00 +0000 1788061 at http://wardsauto.com <p style="margin:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt"><b><span lang="EN-GB">Revised lineup includes extant 180-hp diesel mated to </span></b><b>automatic RWD gearbox.<o:p></o:p></b></p> U.K. Doctors Call for Phase-Out of Diesel Vehicles http://wardsauto.com/engines/uk-doctors-call-phase-out-diesel-vehicles <div class="node-body article-body">The newly formed group of health professionals is campaigning for greater awareness of the health impacts of diesel emissions and for immediate action to reduce the number of diesel vehicles.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/uk-doctors-call-phase-out-diesel-vehicles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/uk-doctors-call-phase-out-diesel-vehicles#comments Public Engines Diesel Thu, 16 Feb 2017 12:11:00 +0000 1787191 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>U.K. health professionals take aim at diesels.</strong></p> Toyota Passes Sales Milestone, Plans to Push Affordable Hybrids in U.S. http://wardsauto.com/engines/toyota-passes-sales-milestone-plans-push-affordable-hybrids-us <div class="node-body article-body">The automaker hopes to duplicate the market success of its RAV4 strategy with new packaging and pricing for the Highlander Hybrid.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/toyota-passes-sales-milestone-plans-push-affordable-hybrids-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/toyota-passes-sales-milestone-plans-push-affordable-hybrids-us#comments Public Industry Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Wed, 15 Feb 2017 15:30:00 +0000 1785771 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Highlander Hybrid sales modest last year, but up 48.8%.</strong></p> Wireless Charging: EV Power Via Slot-Car Technology http://wardsauto.com/engines/wireless-charging-ev-power-slot-car-technology <div class="field-byline"> Sarah Gibbons </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The electromagnetic technology involved in dynamic inductive charging is the same principle as the Qi wireless-charging system which powers a smartphone. This could result in lighter, less-costly batteries.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/wireless-charging-ev-power-slot-car-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/wireless-charging-ev-power-slot-car-technology#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Wed, 15 Feb 2017 10:00:00 +0000 1782741 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Wireless-charging test subjects include&nbsp;10-ton truck in Mannheim, Germany.</strong></p>