Six-Cylinder BMW 3-Series To Get Stop/Start System

The stop/start system already found on four-banger BMW 1-Series and 3-Series cars is expected to make its way onto six-cylinder models sometime within the next year. The system automatically shuts off the engine when the car is at a standstill, restarting the engine automatically when the driver is ready to accelerate… » 9/05/08 12:00pm 9/05/08 12:00pm

Next-Gen Ford Ethanol Injection Engine, Codenamed Bobcat, Eyeballing…

According to our friends at PickupTrucks.com » 9/02/08 12:45pm 9/02/08 12:45pm, Ford is developing an engine which might offer a powerful alternative to diesels at a lower price. Codenamed Bobcat, the gasoline-powered engine allegedly begins with Ford's architecture and then, with the help of ethanol injection, goes places turbocharged engines can't…

Ten Gas-Saving Eco-Tips Everyone Should Know, And Ten Exceptions To…

Acknowledging that gas is more expensive than it used to be, and that some people are kinda freaked out by it, these 10 simple gas-saving tips have been shared by the folks at Ford as part of their push for "eco-driving." But while the tips are easy-to-follow for most people in everyday driving situations, some of us… » 8/28/08 12:00pm 8/28/08 12:00pm