Tag: Engines

Raptor Meets Godzilla?

<img data-attachment-id="1626400" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185283389.jpg" data-orig-size="4000,2515" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"Ford is making its iconic F-150 Raptor \u2013 the ultimate high-performance off-road pickup \u2013 even better with upgraded technology including class-exclusive, electronically controlled FOX Racing Shox, new Trail Control\u2122 and all-new Recaro sport seats.","created_timestamp":"1527169560","copyright":"","focal_length":"142","iso":"160","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"2019 Ford F-150 Raptor","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 Ford F-150 Raptor" data-image-description=" ford ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185252215-450×283.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/3A1A4286_C1-e1527185252215-610×384.jpg” […]

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EcoDiesel, Part II: Fiat Chrysler’s New Light Duty Diesel Aims to Anger GM and Ford, not the EPA

The domestic pickup torque wars have flared up again. Following a brief period of dormancy that came after General Motors’ 3.0-liter Duramax 3.0-liter inline-six topped Ford’s 3.0-liter Power Stroke V6 by 20 foot-pounds (460 vs. 440), Fiat Chrysler has arrived on the scene to declare itself king of the hill. For the 2020 model year, […]

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Ford Slices Into European Workforce; UK Engine Plant to Close

As Ford Motor Company attempts to turn around its money-losing overseas business, its manufacturing footprint — and workforce — continues to shrink. In the UK, the automaker plans to end operations at its Bridgend, Wales engine plant by September 2020, citing “significant underutilisation” of the facility. The Bridgend plant builds Ford’s 1.5-liter EcoBoost four-cylinder and […]

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Mazda Launches Skyactiv-X Engine in Europe, Fuel Economy and Power Revealed

<img data-attachment-id="1658902" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548876709966.jpg" data-orig-size="2264,1698" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"1.9","credit":"","camera":"SM-J337A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1548341815","copyright":"","focal_length":"2.91","iso":"40","shutter_speed":"0.00087336244541485","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2019 Mazda 3" data-image-description=" Image Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1658902 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/20190124_145655-e1548559269213-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″> Mazda fans on this side of the Atlantic will have to wait patiently for their turn, as the innovative Skyactiv-X-powered Mazda 3 now available in Europe won’t show up here for […]

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Ford’s F-150 Diesel Goes Downmarket

<img data-attachment-id="1674700" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/F150_8287_HR-e1559322680551.jpg" data-orig-size="2184,1456" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.8","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 60D","caption":"The first Ford F-150 truck rolls off the line this morning at Dearborn Truck Plant. The assembly line restarted after just over a week of downtime following a supplier fire. F-150 production is targeted to restart at Kansas City Assembly Plant on Monday as well. The Ford […]

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Toyota Tundra Rumor Mill Swells With Hybrid Talk

While Toyota remains tight-lipped about its next-generation Tundra pickup, the online commentariat is abuzz with rumors these past several months. The automaker holds no aspirations of unseating the Ford F-150 as king of the full-size truck segment, but numerous reports suggest Toyota at least wants to offer something on par with its modern domestic rivals. […]

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Price Wars: Ford Pits Brawnier Four-cylinder Mustang Against Chevrolet’s Bargain V8 Camaro

A new addition to the Ford Mustang lineup arrives this fall, just in time to do battle with a new addition to Chevrolet’s Camaro stable. As sales falter, the pony car wars are heating up. However, while these two steeds do not differ greatly in price, their means of motivation are quite dissimilar. Now that […]

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Duramax Deferral: Emissions Delay Punts Straight-six GM Diesel to 2020 Model Year

General Motors’ new Flint-built, light-duty 3.0-liter inline-six turbo-diesel won’t be a late-year addition to the company’s full-size pickup lineup, after all. Apparently, the engine’s emissions certification process was not the speedy affair GM had hoped for. Customers will now have to wait for the 2020 model year before getting their hands on the 460 lb-ft […]

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More Power? Buick Encore Buyers Don’t Want It

<img data-attachment-id="1309114" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,1056" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 Buick Encore front" data-image-description=" 2017 Buick Encore front ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-424×350.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1309114 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg” alt=”2017 Buick Encore front” width=”610″ height=”503″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-610×503.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-75×62.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-424×350.jpeg 424w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2-120×99.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/cq5dam.web_.1280.1280-2.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Buick’s smallest model might not be what most TTAC readers want to […]

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Report: Engine Options Shrink to Two for 2020 Cadillac CT6

<img data-attachment-id="1546249" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg" data-orig-size="1280,853" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 Cadillac CT6" data-image-description=" Image: Cadillac ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1546249 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2017 Cadillac CT6 – Image: Cadillac” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-610×407.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-75×50.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-450×300.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-768×512.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6-120×80.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/2017-Cadillac-CT6.jpeg 1280w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Cadillac’s CT6, which remains without a home after January 2020, will […]

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