Engines http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/660891/more en Chery Swinging for Sweet Spot in European Market http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/chery-swinging-sweet-spot-european-market <div class="node-body article-body">Chinese automaker Chery plans to start selling cars in Europe within the next few years under a new nameplate. Its first offering will be a compact SUV “designed for young, urban, progressive-minded customers.”</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/chery-swinging-sweet-spot-european-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/alternative-evs-hevs-fcvs/chery-swinging-sweet-spot-european-market#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:03:00 +0000 1941971 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Compact SUV in vanguard of Chery&rsquo;s European campaign.</strong></p> Switzerland Bans New Porsche Cayenne Registrations http://wardsauto.com/switzerland-bans-new-porsche-cayenne-registrations <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The country's road agency says the preliminary ban affects new Cayennes with 3.0L diesel engines equipped with software designed to cheat on emissions tests, but doesn't affect models already registered.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/switzerland-bans-new-porsche-cayenne-registrations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Diesel Fri, 18 Aug 2017 12:01:00 +0000 1942521 at http://wardsauto.com Hyundai Shows Off New Fuel-Cell Model http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-shows-new-fuel-cell-model <div class="node-body article-body">The new model will replace the ix35 Fuel Cell vehicle and is part of an aggressive electrification plan to be executed over the next several years.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-shows-new-fuel-cell-model" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/hyundai-shows-new-fuel-cell-model#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Thu, 17 Aug 2017 16:12:00 +0000 1942001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>New fuel-cell model boasts better aerodynamics, advanced driving tech.</strong></p> Gasoline Vehicles Outsell Diesels in Belgium http://wardsauto.com/gasoline-vehicles-outsell-diesels-belgium <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">The Febiac industry federation says 48.5% of cars sold in the country in first-half 2017 were gasoline models while 46.5% were diesels, marking the first time gasoline power has prevailed since 1997.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/gasoline-vehicles-outsell-diesels-belgium" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Engines Diesel Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:37:00 +0000 1941711 at http://wardsauto.com Honda Stands Behind Diesel With New 1.6L for Civic http://wardsauto.com/engines/honda-stands-behind-diesel-new-16l-civic <div class="node-body article-body">The engine, coming to market in March, is one of the first units to be officially tested under the new Worldwide Harmonized Light Vehicle Test Procedure fuel consumption and emissions cycle.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/honda-stands-behind-diesel-new-16l-civic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/honda-stands-behind-diesel-new-16l-civic#comments Public Engines Diesel Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:10:00 +0000 1941001 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Honda&rsquo;s new diesel achieves 63.5 mpg on new real-world test cycle.</strong></p> Japan’s Hybrid-Vehicle Makers Headed for Record Year http://wardsauto.com/engines/japan-s-hybrid-vehicle-makers-headed-record-year <div class="node-body article-body">In 2016, Toyota sold 1.4 million hybrids globally. It is on track to sell 1.5 million units this year while all Japanese OEMs, mostly Toyota and Honda, are primed to reach 1.8 million, up from 1.6 million.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/japan-s-hybrid-vehicle-makers-headed-record-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/japan-s-hybrid-vehicle-makers-headed-record-year#comments Public Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1936491 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>Toyota&rsquo;s Prius Prime top-selling plug-in hybrid in first-half 2017.</strong></p> Electric Vehicles to Take Center Stage at Hyundai http://wardsauto.com/electric-vehicles-take-center-stage-hyundai <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Backing off from its initial emphasis on hydrogen fuel cells as an alternative to the internal-combustion engine, Hyundai plans, among other products, a long-distance EV under its Genesis luxury brand and an electric version of its Kona small SUV.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/electric-vehicles-take-center-stage-hyundai" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:45:00 +0000 1941621 at http://wardsauto.com Deutsche Post May Expand Electric-Van Development With Ford http://wardsauto.com/deutsche-post-may-expand-electric-van-development-ford <div class="node-body reuters_news-body">Deutsche Post and the U.S. automaker have unveiled a delivery van called the StreetScooter Work XL, the third electric model on which they have collaborated, and say they may expand production to sell EVs to other firms.</div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/deutsche-post-may-expand-electric-van-development-ford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Public Gated Alternative (EVs, HEVs, FCVs) Engines Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:51:00 +0000 1940611 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Finishes F-150 Powertrain Makeover http://wardsauto.com/engines/ford-finishes-f-150-powertrain-makeover <div class="node-body article-body">Ford expands weight-saving spray-in cylinder liner technology to its 5.0L V-8 and adds new fuel-delivery systems to its naturally aspirated and turbo engines to improve efficiency and boost power in its ’18 F-150 pickups.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/ford-finishes-f-150-powertrain-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/ford-finishes-f-150-powertrain-makeover#comments Public Engines Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1940221 at http://wardsauto.com <p><strong>F-150 gets new front end, but big news is under hood.</strong><br /> &nbsp;</p> ’18 Ford F-150 http://wardsauto.com/engines/18-ford-f-150 <div class="node-body gallery-body">New front and rear styling marks the first makeover of Ford’s aluminum-bodied F-150 pickups for the ’18 model year, but an even bigger story lies under the hood where the automaker is deploying a series of all-new or heavily revised engines and its 10-speed automatic transmission.</div> <p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/engines/18-ford-f-150" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/engines/18-ford-f-150#comments Public Engines Wed, 16 Aug 2017 09:00:00 +0000 1940241 at http://wardsauto.com