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Achates: Opposed-Piston Engine Makers Tooling Up Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 23, 2017)

Oh come on HugoTheImpaler. You read our stuff closely enough to know we write a ton about CAFE, and these regulations are bearing down and automakers would consider them onerous. We've written...

Seven Turbos, Three Hybrids Share Wards 10 Best Engines Honors Commented on: 4 weeks ago (January 18, 2017)

Yes CGIron, Achates has a lot of interest in its opposed-piston engine concept. The company spoke with journalists in Detroit last week about nine development contracts with various customers....

Judges’ Decision Knocks Out Porsche’s Boxer Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 5, 2017)

Thank you for your well-informed tribute to Porsche 4-cyl. engineering, Michael Persiano. If I had the authority, I'd be offering you a job on the 10 Best Engines judging committee!

Fuel Economy Has Become Great Equalizer Commented on: 6 weeks ago (January 4, 2017)

I wouldn't be so pessimistic about the future of internal combustion. I just talked with two supplier executives -- one upbeat about diesel's future, the other not so much. But they agree that...

Diesel Engines and U.S. Market Not Good Fit Commented on: 7 weeks ago (December 29, 2016)

Thank you for the insight DieselForum, but a little more context is necessary. True, crossovers, SUVs and pickups are selling well, but let's not leave the impression that diesel engines have...

Porsche’s Reality: More Speed, Fewer Pistons Commented on: 17 weeks ago (October 24, 2016)

Consider the Boxster/Cayman engine a hidden treasure, one that needs significant excavation to be revealed. And yes, the flat-6 sounded better, but this boxer-4 is no patsy.

Olympian Bolt Could Jolt Chevy EV Sales Commented on: 17 weeks ago (October 18, 2016)

Well, ts2.0, we might find out how exclusive that relationship is.

BMW Makes N55 Engine New Again Commented on: 29 weeks ago (August 1, 2016)

Agreed, the spec sheet caught me off guard too, but the car does not feel that heavy on the road. Consider that the curb weight is in line with a Porsche 911, which has even less usable space, and...

Cyber Fight Requires Industry, Government Unity Commented on: 29 weeks ago (July 26, 2016)

That does seem odd, HugoTheImpaler, but that's exactly what she said. Consider that the F-35 has one propulsion system and one seat. The Volt has two and seats four. Is it possible that...

New Leaf Doubles As Blender With Beefed-Up Battery Commented on: 37 weeks ago (June 1, 2016)

Good catch, adambravo. Story is fixed.

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