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  • Popular Mechanics names Ford’s 1-liter EcoBoost a Breakthrough

    Popular Mechanics names Ford’s 1-liter EcoBoost a Breakthrough

    by Don Bain Torque News October 2, 2012 Ford Motor Company’s revolutionary 1.0-liter three-cylinder EcoBoost engine has won a highly coveted Breakthrough Award from Popular Mechanics magazine, announced today… “We placed the bar incredibly high when we set out to design this engine,” said Joe Bakaj, Ford vice president, Global Powertrain. “We wanted to deliver eye-popping fuel economy, surprising performance, quietness and refinement ‚Äì and all from a very small three-cylinder engine. Read more…

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  • Cummins gets EPA approval for key engine

    Cummins gets EPA approval for key engine

    by Dan Human Indianapolis Business Journal October 1, 2012 Cummins Inc. has received the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s blessing on a redesigned engine that will meet the first-ever set of federal standards for heavy-duty truck emissions… The new engine model should improve fuel efficiency by 2 percent compared with the current model… Read more…

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  • Electric vehicles alone won’t help auto companies meet new fuel economy standards, leaders say

    Electric vehicles alone won’t help auto companies meet new fuel economy standards, leaders say

    by Nathan Bomey Detroit Free Press September 18, 2012 Auto companies must pursue a long list of incremental technological improvements to meet the U.S. government’s new Corporate Average Fuel Economy requirements by 2025, industry leaders said today at a Pew Clean Energy Program panel discussion in Dearborn… Against a historical backdrop of the Automotive Hall of Fame, industry leaders said the future of the vehicle is predicated on advancements in many different areas, such as lightweighting and engine efficiency. Read […]

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  • Driving Growth in MI: Chrysler

    Driving Growth in MI: Chrysler

    Employees at the Jefferson North Assembly Plant in Detroit, MI discuss how Chrysler’s new fuel efficient technologies, like the Pentastar engine, are saving both energy and money.

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