Lexus Hybrid Engined Cars Are More Popular Than Ever

Lexus fires up the new CT 200h F-SportHybrid engined cars are more popular than ever – according to new figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

The organisation's latest data shows that Lexus, together with Toyota, leads a sector which has seen a more than 100,000 hybrid vehicles registered since 2007.

Of that number, 77,000 – over three quarters of the vehicles identified by the survey – were badged Lexus or Toyota.

Next Mazda6 To Have Four-cylinder Engine

Mazda Takeri ConceptAccording to sources , when Mazda launches the new 2014 Mazda6, which will ape the looks of the Takeri show car, it will contain a four-cylinder engine .

The Skyactiv four-cylinder engine produces 155 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque in the CX-5 crossover.

Sony Develops Ipela Engine Capable Of An Industry-first 130db Wide Dynamic Range In Full Hd Quality

Sony Develops IPELA Engine Capable of an Industry-First 130db Wide Dynamic Range in Full HD Quality Sony Corporation today announced the development of the industry's highest picture quality "IPELA ENGINE", capable of the industry's first 130dB wide dynamic range in full HD quality at 30 frames/second, which has thus dramatically enhanced image visibility. This level of picture quality, the industry's highest, is realized through the combination of Sony's newly developed integrated signal processing system for high picture quality and its new "Exmor" CMOS image sensor that has enabled a further acceleration in signal readout and enhanced noise reduction. The "IPELA ENGINE" will be consecutively equipped into new security camera products from Fall 2012.

Honda Announces Co2 Emissions Of 95 G/km For New Civic With 1.6-litre I-dtec Diesel Engine

Honda announces CO2 emissions of 95 g/km for new Civic with 1.6-litre i-DTEC diesel engine Honda Motor Europe's President, Manabu Nishimae, today announced the 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine in the new Civic would deliver CO2 emissions of 95g/km*.

The new 1.6-litre i-DTEC engine is the first drive train from Honda's new Earth Dreams Technology engine series to be introduced into Europe. It will be manufactured at Honda's UK manufacturing facility from the end of 2012.

Nissan Is The Engine Of Choice For Le Mans 24 Hours

Nissan Is The Engine Of Choice For Le Mans 24 HoursNissan is revved up for another powerful performance as 11 of the 18 LMP2 cars that have gained entries for the 2012 Le Mans 24 Hours will be Powered by Nissan.

The LMP2 class of the 2011 Le Mans 24 Hours was dominated by Nissan power.  The winning Greaves Motorsport Zytek-Nissan and Signatech’s Oreca-Nissan in the runner-up spot flew the flag for the Japanese manufacturer at the blue riband endurance race.

Mazda Commences Production Of Mazda Cx-5 With New-generation Super Clean Skyactiv-d Diesel Engine

2013 Mazda CX-5 compact SUV OverviewMazda Motor Corporation today commenced production of the all-new Mazda CX-5 with its new-generation SKYACTIV-D 2.2-litre, super clean diesel engine at its Ujina Plant near Mazda's headquarters in Hiroshima. The CX-5 will be the first model of the company's new-generation products that adopts SKYACTIV TECHNOLOGY throughout the vehicle, in the powertrain, body and chassis, while fully embracing Mazda's new design theme, "KODO - Soul of Motion."

All-new Toyota Corolla Might Get Dit Engine

2012 Toyota CorollaAt Tokyo Auto Salon 2012, Toyota introduced a turbocharged version of the popular Vitz (Yaris) . While the car on exhibit may be a one-off, Toyota is reportedly planning to shift its focus to downsized, turbocharged, direct-injection engines rather than focusing only on gas-electric hybrid technology.

Nissan And Daimler To Produce Engines Together In North America

Nissan and Daimler to produce engines together in North America In the latest step forward in the collaboration of the Renault-Nissan Alliance and Daimler, Nissan’s Decherd, Tenn., plant will build Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder engines for Infiniti and Mercedes-Benz starting in 2014.

 Nissan and Daimler will produce Mercedes-Benz 4-cylinder gasoline engines together at Nissan’s powertrain assembly plant in Decherd, Tenn.