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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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Ford announced the new 2015 Ford Expedition will be powered by the Ford F-Series’ 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine, more technology than ever and a fresh new look. Launching later this year, Ford added the Expedition is the latest nameplate to offer a Platinum series trim level. The new Expedition is being shown for the first time […]

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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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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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Ford has announced there’s a new King of Speed at Daytona International Speedway. Colin Braun drove a Riley Technologies Daytona Prototype race car, powered by the new 3.5-liter, V-6 Ford EcoBoost race engine, to a new Daytona single lap speed record of 222.971 mph during a special record run attempt October 9. This week’s attempt […]

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Volvo’s V60 station wagon will be the first car in the company’s lineup to offer the new Drive-E powertrain. Saying it is targeting best-in-class performance and best-in-class fuel economy, Volvo Cars of North America announced engines for the Volvo V60 sportswagon that will hit American shores in January. The V60 in front-drive guise will be […]

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Ford Motor Company’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost gasoline engine was named today 2013 International Engine of the Year. This is the second straight year Ford’s three-cylinder engine has captured the award. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost – which Ford said combines direct fuel injection, turbocharging and variable valve timing to lower fuel consumption without sacrificing power – received the […]

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Ford is offering the American public a chance to experience directly both its turbocharged Ecoboost engines and its hybrid models. Ford is inviting potential customers across the country to put the automaker’s fuel efficient EcoBoost-powered vehicles to the test against its competitors while also getting the opportunity to drive the sporty Fiesta ST. While we […]

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