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More power and torque but higher efficiency in a lightweight four-cylinder package.

More power and torque but higher efficiency in a lightweight four-cylinder package.

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Find out how, and more important why, we clean the engine compartment so early in the detailing process on this episode of Autoblog Details.

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Lilium has successfully tested its all-electric vertical take-off and landing jet for the first time. Take off is operated by a computer. Expected to launch to the public by 2025 this could be a future option on how we choose to get around.

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And, of course, it has more power.

It may not be as torquey as the engine found in Ford's Super Duty line, but Chevy's new Duramax engine is still impressive.

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Like, literally.

Okay, these little lines make the idea a whole lot clearer.

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Denali and All Terrain X models highlight 2017 upgrades.

Now you can choose whether you want your Canyon to be luxurious or an off-roader.

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More power, more gears. What's not to love?

Plus the revised V6 gets some hand-me-down tech from Cadillac.

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Our friend the internal-combustion engine may not be with us forever.

Electric cars, atomic cars, perpetual-motion cars, carts pulled by robot mules – someday, they may replace the good old internal-combustion engine.

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Variable compression ratio explained. Or, why we're excited about the next QX50.

It's the biggest new thing since VTEC, yo.

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The why and how Ford made a flat-plane crank

An in-depth look at Ford's most powerful and power-dense naturally-aspirated engine ever.

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We'll have a chance to hear something similar with the US-bound Evora Sport 410.

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Hyundai's N division released video demonstrating the sound of their latest prototype, and we want it here.

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New two-stage turbocharger utilizes a low-pressure and high-pressure turbine in a series.

General Motors has filed a patent for a new two-stage turbocharger that should increase performance and negate lag.

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Stick around for the bonus watermelon explosion.

Who knew it could be so much fun to watch people destroy stuff?

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They're just about all metric now, but this does not preclude coolness.

During the engine-displacement arms race, car companies vied for the raciest-looking numerical badges. What's the best one?

Serpentine belts are an integral part of a car's engine. Actual serpents, however, are less so.

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A worker was killed after falling into a pit used to store coke at a GM foundry in Ohio. OSHA will investigate. The facility produces parts for V6 and V8 engines.

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The pistons and crankshaft work, and when plugged into a "fuel" supply, it makes the most delightful and angry sound. It's absolutely remarkable.

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Aston Martin released this teaser video promising the arrival of a new 5.2-liter twin-turbo V12 sometime this year. It sounds epic.