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Volvo managed to obtain 450 horsepower out of a two-liter version of its Drive-E engine. Called High Performance Drive-E Powertrain Concept, this special version is a triple boost 2-liter engine. The goal was to demonstrate the company’s know-how in emission-reducing turbo technology. “When we launched the Drive-E powertrain family, our aim was to deliver the […]

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With the need to downsize engines, reduce weight and reduce fuel consumption, turbocharging has become a technology many manufacturers are turning to. Honeywell Turbo Technologies (HTT), one of the leading global developers of automotive turbochargers, released its Global Turbo Forecast that estimates the industry will generate $12 billion in revenue by equipping 49 million vehicles […]

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Ford Motor Company unveiled a revised C-MAX and Grand C-MAX with a new exterior design, interior as well as what Ford calls major fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions improvements. The revised five-seat C-MAX, available in the U.S., and seven-seat Grand C-MAX will go on sale across Europe in early 2015. The models is said to […]

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The 2015 Lincoln Navigator will come to market powered by Ford’s 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6. On top of the new engine, the 2015 Navigator gets a refreshed exterior design and enhanced interior appointments; it will go on sale with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $62,475, including destination and delivery charges. Under the hood […]

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Four truck customers have been offered the chance to get behind the wheel of Ford’s new aluminum-built, EcoBoost-powered 2015 F-150. Ford started releasing last Friday the first of four videos in the “You Test” series; these videos will show, said Ford, how these customers tested the all-new F-150 at www.BuiltToughTest.com. The company explained these truck […]

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The addition of a new 2.3-liter EcoBoost engine brings turbocharging back to the Mustang powertrain lineup. Turbocharging was part of the Mustang’s powertrain choice in the early eighties with models like the SVO. The new EcoBoost engine was designed specifically for the Mustang said Ford, to meet the needs of drivers looking for outstanding performance […]

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Hybrids and EVs are great, but what about those who need a full-size SUV and would still have environmental and fuel consumption concerns? There’s no hybrid for them yet, or at least since the demise of the Chevy Tahoe’s hybrid version. Ford has redeveloped the powertrain of its Expedition SUV to bring this vehicle more […]

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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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