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Compact coolers are 30% smaller
Renault’s latest downsized gasoline engine is its first to combine turbocharging, direct injection and dual-cam phasing. The 1.2-litre four-cylinder replaces a 1.6
Ford’s vice-president of European product development and C-car vehicle line director explain how the carmaker produced the 1-litre three-cylinder engine for the Focus, and how vehicle weight will be reduced further
The ultra-low drag, lightweight construction of Volkswagen’s third 1-litre car still looks a long way from going into production but its two-cylinder diesel hybrid powertrain definitely has a future
Three cylinders, direct injection, turbocharging and an integrated exhaust manifold make this gasoline engine the most radical in the C-segment
Hahn and his team produced the 1.7-litre diesel engine for the D-segment Optima and are currently developing the vehicle's gasoline hybrid powertrain
A 45 compact features all-wheel drive and four cylinder turbo
Developing a downsized V8 with cylinder deactivation helped to reduce the coupe’s CO2 emissions
Closer tolerances, improved nozzles and better control will make direct- and port-fuel injection systems cleaner and more efficient
Two injectors per cylinder, an integrated exhaust manifold and variable exhaust valve lift cut fuel consumption and increase torque
Bentley Continental GT V8
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Q&A: David Put
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The Leaf is the first purpose-designed electric vehicle Euro NCAP has crash tested. AE was given exc... more.
Web extra: Joined-up thinking
Intelligent integration of electronic systems will make cars lighter, safer and cheaper, but OEMs an... more.
Giants of the track
Unlike motor racing, truck racing is an area where research and technological developments are passe... more.
Daimler Vito E-Cell
We take a look at Daimler’s first mass-produced electric commercial vehicle, Vito E-cell van... more.
Greater than the sum of its parts
Spyker’s bespoke sportscars sell for hundreds of thousands of euros. Sourcing high-quality, low-vo... more.
As competition in the mini-MPV sector has increased, Meriva had to do everything it first did in 200... more.
Q&A: Dr Roland Ernst
Ford Ecoboost chief engineer talks about the downsized three-cylinder gasoline engine... more.
Hybrids: Critical positioning
Placing hybrid systems on the rear axle helps packaging and can make the powertrain more versatile, ... more.
VW’s engineers needed to adapt the Race Touareg 3 to have a chance of winning the Dakar rally for ... more.
Racing on a budget
Changes to the World Rally Championship are making it more competitive and more relevant. Turbos and... more.
Four wheels good
Audi is adapting its Quattro all-wheel drive technology for hybrid powertrains, which will go into s... more.
Testing and CAE: The Smart ForTwo Electric Drive
New methods and concepts had to be developed to test this city car... more.