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Who needs a V8? Survey says customers love Ford EcoBoost

While Ford is working on plenty of hybrid and electric vehicles, its big bet for meeting the new corporate average fuel economy standards is EcoBoost, and so far customers appear to like it. Since launching the 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 last summer as an alternative to larger V8s, Ford has sold about 10,000 units of the Lincoln MKS and MKT along wi

All 2011 Buick Regals to be flex-fuel capable starting this fall

2011 Buick Regal Turbo – Click above for high-res image gallery

All 2011 Buick Regals to be flex-fuel capable from this fall

2011 Buick Regal Turbo – Click above for high-res image gallery

Volkswagen gets recognition for efficiency of its TSI engines

German testing and certification company TÜV NORD Group has recognized Volkswagen for its development of the TSI engine family. The TSI engines were one of the first widespread applications of engine downsizing through direct injection and turbocharging.

Video: 2011 Nissan Juke to get 1.6L gas-turbo-direct-injected I4

When Nissan's new Juke compact crossover hits the streets later this year, it will be powered by the automaker's first gasoline-turbocharged-direct-injected (GTDI) engine. Following in the same technical path blazed by the Volkswagen Group, General M

Volvo introduces new direct injected, turbocharged 2.0-liter GTDi

Volvo 2.0-liter GTDi engine – Click above for high-res image gallery

Volvo introduces new direct injected, turbocharged 2.0-liter GTDi

Volvo 2.0-liter GTDi engine – Click above for high-res image gallery

Next BMW M5 to cut CO2 emissions by 20%, no hybrid

The next generation of BMW's 5-series sedan is expected to debut early in 2010, perhaps at the Geneva Motor Show. The new M5, however, likely won't be launched until the 2011 Frankfurt show. According to Albert Biermann, development boss of the M division, when it does arrive, it will cut CO2 emissions by 20 percent compared to the current model.

Volvo S60 concept features GTDi engine technology and 47 mpg

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Volvo S60 concept