A new research report by Wards Intelligence, “FCVs On The Horizon,” reveals a number of factors driving that growth. Among them: reductions in the cost and size of fuel-cell stacks; improvements in fuel-cell output and durability; and an expanding...
Aligned to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement with its ambitious efforts to combat climate change and adapt to its effects, the Hydrogen Council was launched at the World Economic Forum 2017 in Davos, Switzerland.
The 745e xDrive forgoes the turbocharged 2.0L 4-cyl. gasoline engine used by the older 740e for a turbocharged 3.0L inline 6-cyl. powerplant, bringing with it an additional 28 hp and 37 lb.-ft. of torque at 282 hp and 332 lb.-ft.
The European Automobile Manufacturers’ Assn. says that because EVs have fewer components than internal-combustion-engine-driven models, making them requires 60% fewer staff in powertrain and parts manufacturing, as well as maintenance.
About 450 people attended last week's luncheon ceremony, held in Detroit during the North American International Auto Show to honor the 2019 Wards 10 Best Engines winners. It was the event's 25th anniversary.
The updated 1.5L high-compression engine, known as “evo,” relies on the Miller combustion cycle, which helps improve efficiency and reduce emissions and heat by allowing the intake valves to remain open during part of the compression stroke.