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Ford Ramping Up Powertrain Revamp For 2010
Ford Ramping Up Powertrain Revamp For 2010

Just ahead of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show, Ford has announced nine new engines and six new transmissions due to hit the market in 2010. Part of a five-year push to introduce 60 new powertrains, the new engines include a 2.0-liter direct-injection engine that will find its way into the 2012 Ford...Read More»

Mazda Roadster 20th anniversary edition
More Efficient Mazda Engines Coming in 2011

Mazda has flipped-flopped a lot on its powertrain strategies in the recent past, at one point ruling out gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles in favor of clean-diesels and then quickly reversing that decision. Now the company has announced that it will introduce a more fuel-efficient powertrains by...Read More»

Tesla's new facility in Palo Alto, California
Tesla Motors Adds A Factory, Loses A Lawsuit (In A Good Way)

It's a great news day for Tesla Motors: not only is the company moving into new digs in Palo Alto, California, but also Tesla's co-founder and former CEO Martin Eberhard has dropped his lawsuit against the automaker and current CEO Elon Musk. As for that first item: Tesla announced yesterday that...Read More»

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