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Two New Engines, Including Advanced Variable Compression Turbo, Set To Power The All-New 2019 Nissan Altima


Reflecting the importance of the Altima to the Nissan brand, the company is making its largest investment ever in a new model powertrain development – introducing for the first time, two completely new engines for one model change. The new 2.0-liter VC-Turbo, which recently launched as a world’s first technology in the all-new INFINITI QX50 More...

by Heather Platt | Published 4 weeks ago

Toyota Engine Is Hyper
By Heather Platt On Tuesday, March 27th, 2018

Toyota’s New Engine Is Hyper-Efficient Thanks To Simple Tuning Tricks

There’s a huge amount of new innovation going on in traditional internal-combustion engines. Mazda’s Skyactiv-X uses diesel-style compression-ignition; Infiniti has a variable-compression design. Automakers More...

Custom-Fit Car Cover
By admin On Thursday, March 15th, 2018

4 Advantages of Investing in a Custom-Fit Car Cover

Choosing the best car covers for your vehicle involves more than just picking a model, checking out and then laying the cover over your automobile.If you’ve ever doubted whether custom-fit car and truck covers More...

By Heather Platt On Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018

Bugatti Can Now 3D-Print This Gorgeous Brake Caliper From Titanium

Bugatti is the crown jewel of the Volkswagen Group. But the maker of the $3 million Chiron also serves as one of the group’s technical development laboratory, alongside Porsche’s powertrain and Lamborghini’s More...

Borgwarner Egeardrive
By Lawana Perkins On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

BorgWarner’s Electric Motor and eGearDrive Transmission Propel All-Electric FUSO eCanter Trucks

BorgWarner, a global leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles, supplies its HVH250 electric motor and eGearDrive transmission for the initial launch of the More...

The Ford
By Heather Platt On Monday, October 16th, 2017

Understanding The Ford 4.6l/5.4l 3v Sohc V8

I was visiting Ford’s Vehicle Operations (Pilot Plant) in 2002 with a Ford engineering buddy of mine when he decided to show me Ford’s all-new F-150, which was scheduled to debut for 2004. There were several More...

By Lawana Perkins On Sunday, September 10th, 2017

Exclusive Insights Into The Development And Testing Of The Glc F-Cell

Fuel cell technology is an integral part of Daimler’s powertrain strategy. Mercedes-Benz has already gathered experience with hydrogen-powered electric vehicles over several vehicle generations. To date, the More...

2017 Mustang GT 5.0L engines
By Heather Platt On Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Ford Performance Introduces The Coyote Power Module

Since STREET RODDER magazine began the growth in the availability of hobby-related products has been phenomenal. Back when the magazine began we were all grateful when disc brake kits and wiring harnesses appeared, More...

2018 Honda Accord Loses V-6
By Lawana Perkins On Monday, June 12th, 2017

2018 Honda Accord Loses V-6 in Favor Of New 2.0-Liter Turbo-Four

Honda announced that it will replace the V-6 at the top of the 2018 Accord’s lineup with a 2.0-liter direct-injection turbo-four tuned to deliver torque at very low RPMs. It will be paired with either a manual More...

Safety Paradox
By Lawana Perkins On Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

Safety Paradox: More Technology Means More Totaled Cars

Cars today are bristling with new safety systems – technology meant to help you avoid a crash or survive it. But expanded use of those systems has created a consequence that might surprise you: If you’re More...

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