Among all the world’s uncertainties, at least one matter seems settled: Batteries and electric motors will have a major role in powering the cars and trucks of our future.
What is far less certain is how large that role will be, or how quickly the shift to
Although car manufacturers are embracing alternative power sources, they haven't given up on internal combustion just yet.
Along with a push towards downsized turbo power, some of the smartest engineers in the world are using new techniques to make their
While some automakers are moving heavily into electric engine technology, Mazda continues to tinker with the internal combustion engine. It says it's figured out how to make it a lot more efficient. The secret, according to Mazda, is compression
The use of turbocharged engines in U.S.-market light vehicles continued on an upward path in the ’17 model year, an exclusive WardsAuto survey shows.
They were installed in a record 27.6% of cars and light trucks built in the ’17 model run through March
Jonathan Sampson of Automate, looks at the controversy surrounding the introduction of the turbocharger into the modern day vehicle and considers the tussle between personality and performance.
Source: pmmonline.co.uk, July 25th 2017
The naturally aspirated flat-six has always had a special place in the hearts of Porsche purists. If the engine is cooled by God's good air, then it is even more heartwarming. The connection between man and machine is just more pure without forced
A not-uncommon cause of engine failure in newer vehicles is the use of non-factory software to increase the turbocharger boost pressure beyond factory set limits, possibly with a chip or a ‘tune’ that runs the engine to make more horsepower, by basically