|HONDA S DREAM STREAMLINER SET BONNEVILLE RECORDS|
|• Honda R&D Japan-led effort sets FIA Class record of 261.875 mph|
• Fastest speed ever recorded for a Honda vehicle
• Volunteer team surpasses previous mark set by Honda F1 car
Sep 21, 2016 - TORRANCE, California -- Honda products have won dozens of motorsports championships throughout the world, dominating competition at legendary venues from Indianapolis to Monaco, and on surfaces ranging from the sands of Dakar to the dirt of Carlsbad.
But this past week, an...[Read more...]
|2016 CHEVROLET CRUZE FEATURES NEW ECOTEC ENGINES|
|New engine family, 6T35 transmission balance power, efficiency and refinement
DETROIT – The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze is powered by General Motors' new, global family of Ecotec small-displacement engines, featuring a modular architecture that is easier to build and adaptable to global markets, while offering customers segment-challenging efficiency, refinement and durability.
In North America, the Cruze is offered with a new Ecotec 1.4L turbocharged engine that features direct inj...[Read more...]|
|HEY, DOC! SEWAGE, BEER AND FOOD SCRAPS CAN POWER CHEVROLET'S BI-FUEL IMPALA|
|DETROIT – Trash to fuel, the stuff of the 1980s sci-fi comedy movie trilogy 'Back to the Future,' is now a reality. The 2015 Bi-fuel Chevrolet Impala – not a tricked-out DeLorean – really can run on leftovers, table scraps and, oh, yeah, grains from brewing beer.
Cleveland-based quasar energy group uses organic waste to produce a renewable energy source known as biogas, which is then converted into Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) – one of two fuels that can power the 2015 Chevrolet Bi-fue...[Read more...]|
|NISSAN UNVEILS REVOLUTIONARY ENGINE TO COMPLEMENT ELECTRIC ZEOD RC POWERPLANT|
|◾1.5-liter three-cylinder turbo produces 400 horsepower from a 40kg engine
◾More power per kilo than a Formula 1 engine
◾New technical partnership with Total lubricants revealed
LONDON – Nissan will not only break new ground with the unique electric power plant aboard the Nissan ZEOD RC at Le Mans this year, but the accompanying internal combustion engine is set to revolutionize standards of performance and efficiency.
The Nissan ZEOD RC will become the first entry at Le Mans to c...[Read more...]|
|FORD BUILDS TWO MILLIONTH ECOBOOST ENGINE AS CONSUMER DEMAND GROWS IN MARKETS WORLDWIDE|
|◾More than 100,000 EcoBoost engines now produced every month, with a target of 1.2 million for 2013, up more than 60 percent from 2012. For the first time, EcoBoost production expected to exceed Ford's global diesel-engine production
◾Customer demand exceeds projections globally with 90 percent of Escape buyers in North America and 95 percent of Kuga buyers in Asia choosing EcoBoost; in diesel-centric Europe, 39 percent of Focus customers opt for EcoBoost
◾Ford doubled Cologne, Germany, produc...[Read more...]|