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Toyota, Honda Preparing For Turbocharged Future

TUE, 28 JUL, 2015

Toyota and Honda are reportedly preparing to roll out a range of new turbocharged petrol engines in the face of ever-tightening emissions and avera...

Mazda Petrol Engines To Become 50 Percent More Efficient By 2020

THU, 18 JUN, 2015

Not content with the efficiency gains of its high-compression, direct-injected, lean-burn SkyActiv engine range, Mazda aims to increase the thermal...

Next Toyota Prius Promises Huge Efficiency Improvements

SUN, 24 MAY, 2015

Toyota engineers could improve thermal efficiency to as much as 40 percent for the next Prius, according to reports out of Japan.

Audi Details New 2.0 Turbo Petrol For Next-Gen A4

FRI, 8 MAY, 2015

The next-generation Audi A4 will debut a new 2.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine for the brand, a 140kw/320Nm unit capable of consuming less than&...

Daimler SuperTruck Beats Efficiency Target By 115 percent, Looks Awesome

MON, 30 MAR, 2015

Daimler and its Freightliner truck division have smashed through efficiency targets set by the US Department of Energy with its SuperTruck technolo...

Volkswagen XL1 To Form Basis For Ultra-Thrifty Golf: Report

WED, 20 AUG, 2014

Volkswagen has already shoehorned the fuel-sipping diesel-electric powertrain from its XL1 technology demonstrator into the Up! city car, but word ...

Toyota To Streamline Cancer Treatment Process

TUE, 5 AUG, 2014

Toyota's expertise in improving production line efficiency will be applied to a different industry, with the Australian arm of the Japanese aut...

MIT ‘Morphable Skins’ Could Change Car Aerodynamics: Video

MON, 28 JUL, 2014

The idea of adding golf ball-style aerodynamic dimples to a car isn’t new, but a recent scientific discovery could bring it much closer to re...

Audi To Phase Out Multitronic CVT Automatic

TUE, 22 JUL, 2014

Audi has confirmed the current range of constantly variable transmissions (CVT) in its line-up will be the last.

Toyota Prius Officially The Slowest Car Around The Nurburgring, But...

THU, 17 JUL, 2014

In a bizarre convergence of hypermiling and motor racing, Toyota has achieved the dubious honour of logging the slowest lap time around Germany'...

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2014 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Review: The Fuel Economy Run

THU, 27 MAR, 2014

2014 MITSUBISHI OUTLANDER REVIEW Vehicle Style: Plug-in Electric Medium SUV Price: $47,490 (Outlander PHEV), $52,490 (Outlander PHEV Aspire) ...

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