Category Archives: Powertrains

Engineering,Jeep,Powertrains,Technology | July 18 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: All-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler ready to tackle tough terrain

The 4×4 pedigree of the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler was established over the years on the battlefield, off-road trails and many other challenging terrains. This long history of 4×4 mastery was rolled into the all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler with two advanced driveline systems. The Command-Trac® and Rock-Trac® 4×4 systems provide ground-pounding grip for any adventure
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Engineering,Jeep,Powertrains | July 11 2018

Wrangler Wednesday: Two engine options power the all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler

The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler has two available gasoline engines to power drivers and passengers on a number of adventures on- and off-road. Both engines, the all-new 2.0L Turbo I-4 engine and the 3.6L Pentastar engine, offer unmatched capability. The all-new 2.0L Turbo I-4 engine with eTorque technology is rated a best-in-class 270 horsepower and
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Powertrains | June 08 2017

Creating the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon V-8

In the summer of 2015, with car enthusiasts in awe of the performance of the newly introduced supercharged Hellcat V-8 engine (707 horsepower, 650 pounds-feet of torque) in the Dodge Challenger SRT and Charger SRT, FCA Powertrain and Dodge planners began to ponder “what’s next.” Following a route carved by the Dodge Viper ACR as
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Powertrains | January 23 2017

FCA Powertrain Innovation Streak Continues

Reveals of new vehicles dominate the headlines during the preview of the Detroit auto show, but several industry events make it a busy week. The annual WardsAuto event that distributes awards to honorees of its 10 Best Engines program is a must-do for members of the FCA US Powertrain group. At least one FCA engine
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Chrysler,Corporate Business,Powertrains | December 12 2016

Minivan Monday: Award-winning propulsion system powers all-new Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid

The all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid is powered by a state-of-the art propulsion system, which has been named to Wards 10 Best Engines list for 2017. This new electric propulsion system pairs an innovative dual motor eFlite electrically variable transmission (EVT) with a specially adapted  version of the upgraded 3.6-liter Pentastar V-6 gasoline engine.  
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