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Porsche begins European delivery of Cayenne V6 and diesel

2011 Porsche Cayenne Diesel – Click above for high-res image gallery

2011 Citroën C4 revealed, CO2 emissions down to 109 g/km

2011 Citroën C4 – Click above for high-res image gallery

Mazda researchers get JSAE awards for i-Stop and nano-catalyst

The Japanese Society of Automotive Engineers has selected a pair of researchers from Mazda to be honored for their work on efficiency and emissions reduction technologies, i-Stop and a new single nano-catalyst.

Frankfurt 2009: Ford Focus ECOnetic gets down to 99 g/km of CO2

2010 Ford Focus ECOnetic - click above for high res image gallery

Ford adding more hybrids but not until 2012, DI based start-stop coming

During the Ford 2010 model preview in Dearborn this week, one of the efficiency improvements promised for the near term by Powertrain VP Barb Samardzich was increased hybrid applications. When we asked Fusion hybrid applications manager Gil Portalatin about potential future applications, it turned out that they won't debut until the next-gen hybrid system appears in 2012. At that po

Audi offers 3 diesels, auto start-stop in new A5 Sportback

2010 Audi A5 Sportback - Click above for high-res image gallery

Stop? Pause? A distinction without a difference with Mazda iStop

Mazda3 with i-Stop - click above for high-res image gallery

2010 Porsche Panamera to get standard auto start/stop

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Geneva Preview: Mazda3 with direct inject and auto stop to debut w/VIDEO

Click above for high-res gallery of the new Mazda3 and MazdaSpeed3

Bosch CEO talks lithium ion batteries and diesels

In the wake of a new lithium ion battery joint venture, Bernd Bohr, CEO of Bosch is not concerned that automakers will try to keep battery production in house. In an interview with German magazine Auto Motor und Sport, Bohr was asked about the fact that several automakers including Toyota, Mitsubishi and Nissan are involved in their own joint ventures for lithium batteries. Bosch is investing $300-400 million in a venture with Samsung to produce automotive lithium batteries. Bohr feels it will