direct injection

2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive
2015 Honda Fit: Powertrain Preview Drive

Over the next several years—and spearheaded by the 2013 Honda Accord that’s already at dealerships—Honda plans to introduce an entire lineup of new fuel-saving Earth Dreams engines and transmissions in its cars. That includes a range of next-generation direct-injection engines...Read More»

2010 Ford F-150
EcoBoost V-6 Will Have Higher Torque Rating in 2011 Ford F-150

The 3.5-liter EcoBoost V-6 that’s due late this year in the 2011 Ford F-150 will have more torque than the new engine does in Ford cars. “In the transverse installation in the car, the torque is somewhat limited by transaxle, driveline,” explained Dan Kapp, Ford’s director of powertrain...Read More»

2010 Buick LaCrosse 4-door Sedan CX 3.0L Engine
2010 Buick LaCrosse Four-Cylinder Coming Soon, With 30 MPG

Seems like smaller engines are all the rage. Just today, we’ve covered new smaller engines to be offered in the 2010 Toyota 4Runner and 2010 BMW 7-Series. And, as we’ve previously reported, General Motors will begin offering a base four-cylinder version of the 2010 Buick LaCrosse. Today GM...Read More»

2010 Hyundai Tucson
Focus On Fours, Direct Injection Helps Keep Hyundai On A Roll

As shoppers remain worried about the day-to-day economics of driving, Hyundai is looking like one of the best-prepared automakers. The automaker has a new focus, for its new and upcoming products, of keeping weight and engine size down, and it shows both in the new 2010 Tucson introduced at the LA...Read More»

Hyundai 2.4-liter Theta II GDI
Hyundai Unveils Direct Injection Engine Destined For 2011 Sonata

Direct injection, once the domain of luxury and high-performance models only, will soon be available on a humble Hyundai. The South Korean automaker has unveiled its new 2.4-liter Theta II GDI (gasoline direct injection) that will debut in the 2011 Sonata early next year. With a compression ratio...Read More»

2010 Chevrolet Camaro SS
Disgruntled 2010 Chevy Camaro Owner: Yep, He's Real. Honest.

Here at TheCarConnection.com, we read a lot of automaker press releases. A week ago today, a pretty unusual one landed on our desks: GM was touting the text of a letter from a "disgruntled owner" of its new 2010 Chevrolet Camaro. Surprise, surprise, the owner wasn't actually unhappy. Instead, it...Read More»

Ford Motor Company's EcoBoost V-6 cylinder head with DI
Does Your Car Have Direct Injection Technology? Find Out Here

Direct injection is a term thrown around a lot by automakers these days, usually on their more premium or fuel-efficient models. It’s one of those technologies that automakers and consumers alike can really love. After all, direct injection technology can help boost horsepower while also reducing...Read More»

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