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Curious about Ford’s EcoBoost technology or vehicles? This is your chance to experience this Ford turbocharging philosophy. Ford Motor Company is giving fans and potential customers a chance to get behind the wheel of its latest products with its second EcoBoost Challenge consumer drive tour, which will visit 12 cities across America. Kicking off April […]

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General Motors is preparing a new generation of Ecotec small-displacement engines that will be produced in 11 engine variants ranging from 1.0 liter to 1.5 liter. General Motors (GM) said this will allow streamlining of its global powertrain portfolio with a modular architecture that broadens its adaptability to global markets and reduce manufacturing complexity – […]

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Europe will see another impressive fuel-sipping gasoline engine in a new version of Peugeot’s 308. Peugeot’s 308, recently awarded European Car of the Year 2014, completes its range with the arrival of a new three cylinder PureTech 1.2-liter turbo petrol engine, producing 130 horsepower. In official witnessed tests, Peugeot’s new engine has been shown to […]

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Turbos are back in force with the switch to smaller engines in order to satisfy both fuel consumption and power requirements. Only, it is not the good old turbocharger that is showing up supplementing these smaller engines, but reinvented turbochargers benefiting from a few decades of technology advancements. Honeywell Turbo Technologies (HTT) explained it expects […]

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Wards revealed its 2014 ten best engines winners and, interestingly, the list includes one electric motor, three engines fueled by diesel and various using turbocharging. Eight of the winning engines use direct fuel injection. Tom Murphy of WardsAuto said this illustrates “the importance of fuel economy as automakers develop and market advanced new powertrains.” WardsAuto […]

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Ford is shedding light today on the next generation of its Mustang pony car announcing it will be back with four-cylinder turbocharged power. The Mustang was available for a few years in the early 80’s with a turbocharged four, giving birth to the SVO Mustangs. The new 4-cylinder engine has nothing in common with its […]

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Infiniti announced it will add a turbocharged 2.0-liter gasoline engine in the Q50 premium sports sedan. Infiniti held the engine’s world premiere at the Guangzhou Motor Show November 21. The new four-cylinder turbo gasoline engine will extend the Q50 powertrain options which currently include, depending on market availability, a 3.7-liter gasoline, a 3.5-liter hybrid and […]

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In its LF-NX Turbo concept to be shown at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, Lexus hints at a new 2.0 liter powertrain for future models. More compact than the RX luxury utility vehicle (LUV) at 182.7 inches long with a 106.3 inch wheelbase, the LF-NX Turbo concept focuses, per Lexus, on the growing segment of […]

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Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced that it has newly developed the VTEC TURBO, a direct injection gasoline turbo engine that is suitable for small-to-medium-sized vehicles. Honda explained the VTEC TURBO is a new addition to the Earth Dreams Technology, the company’s next-generation powertrain technologies which aim to achieve both the fun of driving and excellent […]

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Sales of Ford’s F-150 equipped with the EcoBoost engine, launched less than three years ago, have topped 400,000 units in the United States. Ford explained in total, F-150 EcoBoost owners collectively are saving an estimated 45 million gallons of gas annually “Ford is delivering great fuel economy across our lineup, from EcoBoost in our F-150 […]

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