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    Report: Toyota planning 2.0T, more CVTs among other powertrain developments
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    Aside from its hybrid technology, Toyota has fallen behind the competition in terms of vehicle powertrains which could leave popular cars like the Toyota Camry and Toyota RAV4 lagging behind the competition. While most of its rivals have started using gasoline direct injection, turbochargers and ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Hyundai Genesis Coupe [w/video]
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    It's What's Inside That Counts Long before we saw the Hyundai Genesis Coupe in the flesh, word of the vehicle's arrival flittered around the web with tantalizing persistence. Few rumors manage to get the enthusiast world licking its chops quite as well as one with a potent V6 in the nose of a ...

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    Report: Toyota getting help from Gazoo Racing to bring downsized turbo engines to market
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    According to a report by TheDetroitBureau.com, Toyota is teaming up with Gazoo Razing (full name: Gazoo Racing Masters of Nürburgring) to kickstart development and retail rollout of small-displacement, turbocharged engines. While Toyota is the undisputed leader in hybrid sales, the 274,927 ...

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    Official: Ward's releases annual 10 Best Engines list
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    It's that time of year, folks. No, we're not referring to the oodles of time spent shopping for the holidays, we're talking about end-of-the-year lists. Kicking things off in the automotive spectrum is industry stalwart Ward's Auto, which has just released its annual 10 Best Engines ...

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    Report: Toyota plans to add turbo, direct-injection to most of lineup
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    Toyota has big plans for its model lineup, as the automaker intends to introduce 11 new or redesigned vehicles by 2012. This will be accomplished by offering hybrid versions of existing models, as well as introducing all-new hybrid vehicles. However, Toyota's focus isn't going to be entirely on ...

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    Officially Official: The new direct injected, multi-spark V6 and V8 engines from Mercedes-Benz
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    Mercedes-Benz 4.7-liter twin-turbo V8 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mercedes-Benz has officially released all the details on its new family of V6 and V8 engines due to launch this fall in the S-Class sedans and CL coupes. The new power-plants are adopting many of the same ...

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    Report: Next-gen Mini Cooper to match diesel efficiency with turbo DI inline-three
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    It's no secret that BMW, like many other automakers, is working on smaller three cylinder engines for its future products to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Some of those engines will go into the next generation of Mini products and the goal is to provide a significant improvement in ...

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    Videos: Hyundai shows off direct-injected V6, four-cylinder, eight-speed automatic
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    Hyundai 1.6-liter GDI engine – Click above to watch the videos after the break
    We already saw the new Hyundai Verna – known as the Accent in some other parts of the world, including here in the United States – debuted at the Beijing Motor Show, but the Korean automaker had ...

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    Report: GM struggling to market turbo technology
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    In the automotive realm, marketing can sometimes prove just as important as the actual product. Take, for instance, Ford's well regarded EcoBoost technology, which couples turbocharging with direct injection to produce more horsepower and reduce fuel consumption. Would it surprise you to hear ...

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    2011 Nissan Juke details, specs spilled ahead of New York intro *Updated w/video
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    2011 Nissan Juke – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Nissan's new-for-2011 Juke is set to make its North American debut at tomorrow's New York Auto Show, and the small crossover's polarizing moon-buggy styling is sure to set tongues wagging, just as it did during its global premiere at ...

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    2011 Buick LaCrosse drops 3.0L V6, adds four-cylinder
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    2010 Buick LaCrosse – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The all-new Buick LaCrosse hasn't even been on the market for a year, but we're already seeing slight changes to the sedan's lineup. First and foremost, the 3.0-liter V6 (originally offered on CX and CXL models) has been ...

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    Lotus: Omnivore engine is 10% more efficient with more to come
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    Last March at the Geneva Motor Show, Lotus announced its new Omnivore research engine. The Omnivore is a two-stroke direct-injected engine designed to take advantage of the latest in electronic engine management and run on just about any liquid fuel (hence the name). In the time since the initial ...

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    New Hyundai 2.4-liter GDI four-cylinder makes 200 hp in 2011 Sonata
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    Hyundai 2.4L Theta-II GDI - Click above for high res image gallery
    When Hyundai's all new Sonata goes on sale early in 2010, it will arrive in U.S. showrooms with only one available engine, a thoroughly revamped version of the 2.4-liter Theta-II four cylinder. The new engine is Hyundai's first ...

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    Hyundai launches first direct-inject four-cylinder engine, replaces V6 in new Sonata
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    testing Hyundai's Theta II DGI engine - Click above for high-res image gallery
    When the swoopy new 2011 Sonata goes into production at Hyundai's plant in Alabama early next year, it won't offer a V6 engine anymore, but it will get the company's first ever direct-injected engine. This week in ...

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    Tokyo 2009: Mazda previews next-gen SKY clean engines, transmission and Kiyora concept
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    Mazda Kiyora Concept set to debut at the Tokyo Motor Show – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Mazda has just dropped off a bunch of info about their next-generation clean engines that will be officially unveiled at the Tokyo Motor Show in October, and we have two words for you: Direct ...

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    If it's direct-injected and sold in America, it's on this list
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    Direct injection is exciting technology in that it allows car enthusiasts to have their cake and eat it too. How so? By both improving fuel efficiency and increasing horsepower. This being the case, it's not surprising that automakers from all ends of the world are embracing the tech and selling ...

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    REPORT: 2011 Hyundai Sonata coming to Detroit Auto Show
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    2011 Hyundai Sonata spy shots – Click above for image gallery
    Back in June, we reported on a news story in the Montgomery Advertiser saying that the 2011 Hyundai Sonata would be unveiled in November at the Los Angeles Auto Show. It appears that Hyundai may be holding off the introduction of ...

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    2010 BMW 1 Series gets two new engines abroad, additional trim levels
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    2010 BMW 1-Series - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The BMW 1-Series is a much bigger deal in Europe than it is here in the States. In the US, we can choose among the 128 and 135, and both options come standard with a six-cylinder engine. Overseas, you can pick up the 1 with two, three, ...

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    2010 Hyundai Santa Fe, Sonata to get direct-inject four-cylinder engines
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    2010 Hyundai Sonata being evaluated on a Detroit area freeway
    Hyundai's Montgomery, AL factory added production of four-cylinder engines last year, but recently the engine line has been getting some upgrades. Evidently, Hyundai is getting ready to add direct injection to its 2.4-liter ...

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    Lamborghini adding solar power to factory, vows to cut range CO2 35% by 2015
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    In the grand scheme of things, the facilities and products of Lamborghini don't really amount to a hill of beans. After all, the company only has one main factory that produces a few thousand cars a year. While those cars are high-powered and consume a lot of fuel per mile driven, Lamborghini ...

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