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VW Passat BlueMotion Concept teases cylinder deactivation to the US market

Cylinder deactivation has been around for a while. After its initial experiments during WWII, Cadillac was the first to introduce the technology in its L62 engine [1]. Since then the technology has been widely used but has been much more

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BMW’s first electric car to make its production debut July 29th

BMW’s first ever production EV (electric vehicle) is set to make its production debut on July 29 of this year. In their own words the i3 is BMW’s “Mega City Vehicle” and is an “uncompromisingly sustainable vehicle designed for urban

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VW group to commit to plug-in hybrid technology. Seven new hybrids by 2013

Dr Martin Winterkorn, CEO and Chairman of the VW group has revealed that they will fully commit to Hybrid technology and will introduce seven plug-in hybrids over the next three years. Speaking at the VW Group evening just Dr Winterkorn called hybrid

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