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    Remembering Saab’s Crazy Variable-Compression Engine From 2001: History Alley

Remembering Saab’s Crazy Variable-Compression Engine From 2001: History Alley

Saab's variable-compression engine was human ingenuity at its finest.
By |December 29th, 2017|Article Type, Engineering & Technology, Fuel Economy, GMA Special, Green, History Alley, Innovation, News, Powertrain, Research And Development, Saab|Comments Off on Remembering Saab’s Crazy Variable-Compression Engine From 2001: History Alley|
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    GM Engineers Find Fake-Reindeer Garb On Vehicles Reduces Fuel Economy And Efficiency

GM Engineers Find Fake-Reindeer Garb On Vehicles Reduces Fuel Economy And Efficiency

It might be best to forego the reindeer antlers and Rudolph's red nose.
By |December 15th, 2017|Aerodynamics, Article Type, Engineering & Technology, Fuel Economy, Fun Stuff, GMC, Green, Holiday, News, Research And Development, Terrain|Comments Off on GM Engineers Find Fake-Reindeer Garb On Vehicles Reduces Fuel Economy And Efficiency|
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    Tesla Model 3 Long Range Beats Out Chevy Bolt EV With EPA-Estimated 310-Mile Rating

Tesla Model 3 Long Range Beats Out Chevy Bolt EV With EPA-Estimated 310-Mile Rating

The Bolt EV is no longer the king of the (sort of) affordable electric car.
By |November 30th, 2017|Article Type, Bolt EV, Chevrolet, Competition, Fuel Economy, Green, News, Tesla|Comments Off on Tesla Model 3 Long Range Beats Out Chevy Bolt EV With EPA-Estimated 310-Mile Rating|

Opel Ampera-e Goes 466 Miles On Single Charge

With careful driving practices, the electric car covered an enormous distance.
By |September 15th, 2017|Ampera-e, Article Type, Electrification, Europe, Fuel Economy, Green, Market, News, Opel - Vauxhall|Comments Off on Opel Ampera-e Goes 466 Miles On Single Charge|
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    Delphi’s Dynamic Skip Fire May Debut With 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

Delphi’s Dynamic Skip Fire May Debut With 2019 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra

Dynamic Skip Fire promises incredible efficiency gains over traditional cylinder deactivation.
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    While General Motors Is Focused On Diesel, Mazda Perfects The HCCI Engine

While General Motors Is Focused On Diesel, Mazda Perfects The HCCI Engine

The Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition engine gives internal combustion a new lease on life.
By |August 9th, 2017|Article Type, Business, Competition, diesel, Engineering & Technology, Fuel Economy, Green, Mazda, News, Powertrain, Research And Development, Strategy|Comments Off on While General Motors Is Focused On Diesel, Mazda Perfects The HCCI Engine|
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    EPA Document Sheds Light On Tesla Model 3 Powertrain Specifications

EPA Document Sheds Light On Tesla Model 3 Powertrain Specifications

The Model 3 produces 258 horsepower and features an 80.5 kWh battery.
By |August 8th, 2017|Article Type, Bolt EV, Chevrolet, Competition, Electrification, Fuel Economy, Green, News, Tesla|Comments Off on EPA Document Sheds Light On Tesla Model 3 Powertrain Specifications|
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    2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Car Crowned Consumer Reports’ Range Champion

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Car Crowned Consumer Reports’ Range Champion

The Bolt EV went 250 miles on a single charge.
By |August 3rd, 2017|Bolt EV, Chevrolet, Competition, Electrification, Fuel Economy, Green, News, Tesla|Comments Off on 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Electric Car Crowned Consumer Reports’ Range Champion|
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    ‘Car And Driver’ Milks The New Chevy Cruze Diesel For 70 MPG

‘Car And Driver’ Milks The New Chevy Cruze Diesel For 70 MPG

That equates to nearly 1,000 miles on a full tank.
By |June 30th, 2017|1.6L CDTI New, Article Type, Car Culture, Chevrolet, Cruze, Cruze Diesel, Driving, Fuel Economy, Fun Stuff, Green, News, Powertrain, Research And Development|Comments Off on ‘Car And Driver’ Milks The New Chevy Cruze Diesel For 70 MPG|
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    2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Returns Worst Fuel Economy In New Test

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Returns Worst Fuel Economy In New Test

Ram's Cummins diesel stole the show.
By |May 31st, 2017|Article Type, Chevrolet, Competition, Ford, Fuel Economy, Green, News, Nissan, RAM, Report, Silverado, Silverado 2500HD, Silverado HD|Comments Off on 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD Returns Worst Fuel Economy In New Test|