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 40,900-sq.-ft. test center houses a prototype shop and the technology to test exhaust systems from the material and component level to the system level for cars and commercial vehicles, Eberspaecher says.
A “tiny fraction” of fully autonomous vehicles on roads by 2030 won’t be able to cut down on the 1.4 million traffic-related fatalities occurring annually around the world, says an executive of the Swedish automotive supplier.
The 2020 GMC Sierra 2500HD, as well as the 3500HD with single and dual rear-wheel configurations, arrive at U.S. dealers later this year with enhanced powertrain options and smart trailering technologies.