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8-Speed Automatic Makes Corvette Faster, More Efficient

On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
2015 Hydra-Matic 8L90 Automatic Transmission The all-new, paddle-shift eight-speed automatic transmission makes the 2015 Corvette Stingray faster and more fuel efficient, with 0-60 acceleration of only 3.7 seconds and an EPA-estimated 29 mpg on the highway. “The Corvette Stingray is a great example of how we are leveraging engineering and technology to improve both efficiency and performance,” said Mark Reuss, ...

The New AMG 4.0-litre V8 Biturbo Engine

On Friday, September 5th, 2014
AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine Affalterbach.  Mercedes-AMG presents a new technological masterpiece: the AMG 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine is a new development at the sporting heart of the new Mercedes-AMG GT car. This innovative eight-cylinder unit stands out for its sublime power delivery, the purposeful lightweight construction, as well as its high efficiency and environmental compatibility. With peak power of ...

Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost Engine Named 2014 International Engine Of The Year

On Tuesday, August 19th, 2014
Ford 1.0-liter EcoBoost Engine Ford Motor Company’s 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine, which lowers fuel consumption without sacrificing power, was today named 2014 International Engine of the Year for an unprecedented third straight year. The 1.0-liter EcoBoost – available for Ford Fiesta and slated as a power offering for the 2015 Focus as well – fought off competition from premium brands ...

Volvo Cars Adds Android Auto To Its Next Generation Of Cars

On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
Volvo XC90 – Sensus Volvo Car Group (Volvo Cars) has joined the Open Automotive Alliance to make the Android smartphone platform available to drivers through its new ground-breaking user interface. This move brings together one of the world’s most progressive car companies and the world’s most popular smartphone platform, developed by Google. The integration of Android Auto™ promises to ...

Ford Introduces Innovative Airbag Design On New 2015 Mustang

On Thursday, August 7th, 2014
Airbag-Design-In-2015-Ford-Mustang A new airbag design debuting on the 2015 Ford Mustang raises the bar for passenger safety by providing inflatable restraint protection in a smaller, lighter package that also enables a roomier interior for more comfort. The new airbag will be introduced later this year as part of a standard comprehensive safety system that includes a ...

Nissan’s Self-cleaning Camera Is The Clear Choice For Winter Driving

On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
Note-Self-Cleaning-Camera With so many road accidents caused by bad weather, Nissan’s engineers have developed a self-cleaning camera to make sure Note drivers have a clear advantage. The intelligent self-cleaning rear view camera showcases Nissan’s passion for accessible technology, intelligent design and outstanding practicality. The all-new Nissan Note is packed with innovative technology to make driving safer. ...

Kia Pioneers Energy-saving Ventilation Systems For Soul EV

On Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Kia Soul EV A comprehensive winter testing programme is being carried for the Soul EV pure electric vehicle ahead of its launch in the second half of 2014, finalising development of the car and testing several innovative new drivetrain and on-board technologies. Engineers are subjecting the car to the most extreme sub-zero conditions that Soul EV owners are ...

Take A Look Under The Skin Of The Nissan ZEOD RC

On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
Nissan ZEOD RC It features thousands of parts, brand new technology, has taken countless hours of design, engineering, construction and testing and now Nissan has revealed what is under the skin of the revolutionary prototype. With every single component on the car down to the smallest nut and bolt modelled in computer aided design (CAD) technology, Nissan has ...