Category Archives: Powertrains

Powertrains | November 26 2014

Remember 2014 as Year of the Engine

In a year that saw fluid design shine in alluring packages that ranged from stylish (think Chrysler 200) to sexy (think Alfa Romeo 4C), engines stole much of the spotlight. Two engines in particular: the 3.0-liter EcoDiesel V-6  and the 6.2-liter HEMI® Hellcat V-8. Wanna make a gearhead grin? Mention either one. Both names now are
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Powertrains | April 25 2014

Saturday is HEMI Day

Got plans for Saturday, April 26? Did you know that it’s HEMI Day? Huh? Yes, HEMI Day. April 26 – 4/26 when expressed in numbers – happens to match the cubic-inch displacement of the Generation II HEMI racing engine that debuted at the 1964 Daytona 500. So, not only is it HEMI Day, this year
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Powertrains | January 17 2014

Balance of Power

Designers get lots of glory. All of it well-deserved, considering the emotions they evoke with sleek offerings such as the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200, unveiled this week at the 25th annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit. But another yearly Detroit event – Ward’s 10 Best Engines – balances the auto-industry limelight by honoring
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Powertrains | January 20 2011

Who says Chrysler Group can’t be green?

You’ve probably read by now of the Chrysler Group-U.S. EPA announcement yesterday that we’ll be working together to develop and evaluate Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle technology for use in minivans. If you missed the details, here are the basics: Chrysler Group approached the EPA about the project, and the two are working to see if HHV can be
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