WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind http://wardsauto.com/taxonomy/term/72531/more en Inline-6 Helped Forge BMW Brand http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/inline-6-helped-forge-bmw-brand <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since 1933, BMW inline 6-cyl. engines have set a premium-engine standard.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/inline-6-helped-forge-bmw-brand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/inline-6-helped-forge-bmw-brand#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Suppliers Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers BMW Suppliers Management & Strategy Engines Manufacturing Technology Turbocharger WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology BMW turbocharged Mon, 19 Nov 2007 14:25:00 +0000 21819 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Determined to Stay on Top With Modular V-8 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-determined-stay-top-modular-v-8 <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It isn’t easy keeping V-8s desirable when fuel-economy concerns take precedence. But Ford says technology is the key to engineering a V-8 that can excite everybody.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-determined-stay-top-modular-v-8" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-determined-stay-top-modular-v-8#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers Ford Management & Strategy WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology Ford Mon, 29 Oct 2007 17:09:00 +0000 3617 at http://wardsauto.com Nissan VQ Still Leads V-6 Pack http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-vq-still-leads-v-6-pack <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Continual updates keep Nissan’s formidable VQ V-6 at the front of the pack after four generations. The new 3.7L iteration is rated at 330 hp.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-vq-still-leads-v-6-pack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/nissan-vq-still-leads-v-6-pack#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Auto Makers Nissan Management & Strategy Product Development WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology Nissan Tue, 25 Sep 2007 13:35:00 +0000 31313 at http://wardsauto.com Audi’s 4-cyl. DIG Powerhouse Hits Sweet Spot http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/audi-s-4-cyl-dig-powerhouse-hits-sweet-spot <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Audi says there’s still plenty of potential development left for the industry’s first production engine to combine direct-injection gasoline fueling with turbocharging.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/audi-s-4-cyl-dig-powerhouse-hits-sweet-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/audi-s-4-cyl-dig-powerhouse-hits-sweet-spot#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Vehicles & Technology Audi Auto Makers Management & Strategy Product Development Turbocharger WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology Audi turbocharged Thu, 30 Aug 2007 12:48:00 +0000 32841 at http://wardsauto.com Toyota V-6 Twice-Injected With Innovative Thinking http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-v-6-twice-injected-innovative-thinking <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The auto maker’s answer to improved engine power and efficiency is a novel dual gasoline fuel-injection design.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-v-6-twice-injected-innovative-thinking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/toyota-v-6-twice-injected-innovative-thinking#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Suppliers Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Lexus Suppliers Toyota Management & Strategy Product Development WardsAuto 10 Best Engines WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology Lexus Toyota Mon, 23 Jul 2007 13:42:00 +0000 15678 at http://wardsauto.com Mazda DISI Proves Timing is Everything http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mazda-disi-proves-timing-everything <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A 2-time Ward’s 10 Best Engines award winner, Mazda’s sophisticated and punchy turbocharged 4-cyl. does the job better than most V-6s.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mazda-disi-proves-timing-everything" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/mazda-disi-proves-timing-everything#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Ford Mazda Management & Strategy Plants & Production Product Development Turbocharger WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Ford Mazda turbocharged Mon, 25 Jun 2007 13:13:00 +0000 21744 at http://wardsauto.com Chrysler Assures Hemi’s Future http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-assures-hemi-s-future <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Big V-8s might be falling out of favor, but Chrysler’s got a plan for its iconic Hemi, a 5-time Ward’s 10 Best Engines winner.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-assures-hemi-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/chrysler-assures-hemi-s-future#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Vehicles & Technology North America North America Auto Makers Chrysler Management & Strategy Plants & Production Product Development WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology 10 Best Engines Chrysler Mon, 21 May 2007 14:18:00 +0000 12760 at http://wardsauto.com Bluetec Drives Award-Winning DC Turbodiesel http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/bluetec-drives-award-winning-dc-turbodiesel <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">DaimlerChrysler’s all-new 3L V-6 turbodiesel, a 2007 Ward’s 10 Best Engines winner, proves why diesel deserves to be the next “big thing.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/bluetec-drives-award-winning-dc-turbodiesel" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/bluetec-drives-award-winning-dc-turbodiesel#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology North America North America Europe Auto Makers Mercedes Management & Strategy Plants & Production Diesel Product Development WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology Mercedes Thu, 26 Apr 2007 14:19:00 +0000 36329 at http://wardsauto.com Direct Injection, Turbo Pay Off for BMW I-6 http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/direct-injection-turbo-pay-bmw-i-6 <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">BMW revisits turbocharging for its gasoline engines, to award-winning effect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/direct-injection-turbo-pay-bmw-i-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/direct-injection-turbo-pay-bmw-i-6#comments Public News & Analysis Auto Makers Management & Strategy Plants & Production Europe Vehicles & Technology North America North America Europe Auto Makers BMW Management & Strategy Plants & Production Engines Product Development Turbocharger WardsAuto 10 Best Engines Story Behind Vehicles & Technology 10 Best Engines BMW turbocharged Mon, 26 Mar 2007 13:04:00 +0000 11506 at http://wardsauto.com Ford Duratec 35 Thrives On Simplicity http://wardsauto.com/news-amp-analysis/ford-duratec-35-thrives-simplicity <div class="field-byline"> Bill Visnic </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The development of Ford’s all-new V-6 family focused on keep-it-simple design goals.</div> <div 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