Ford 6.7 Scorpion Diesel Engine

The Scorpion diesel engine used in the F series medium duty truck in designed in Austria and the first ever built in-house diesel engine by Ford Motor Company. The 2014 engine is built with a compact graphite iron block which reduces engine weight and improves the overall strength and durability of the lower end. Ford went a step further and used aluminum heads to further reduce weight and did a first ever reverse flow design. This means the exhaust ports …

BMW 850i Engine – How To Buy And What To Look For

BMW 850i series engines are known to uphold the BMW name for excellence. A grand total of 30,621 engines were produced. However, since the engines were made for only a dozen years they can be difficult to come by. In the United States, only 7,232 8 series BMWs were built for the general public. Although engine brokers can locate them, it is important to make sure that the engines have been well maintained. Always be sure to get an estimate …

The Dodge Journey Crossover History

The Dodge Journey is a popular crossover sport utility vehicle manufactured by Chrysler Corporation. First introduced in 2008 as part of the 2009 model year in North America, the vehicle has also been produced for the international market as the Fiat Freemont since 2011. The vehicle is marketed in Japan under the Dodge JC label as the Journey nameplate had been utilized by an Isuzu product.

In North America, the Dodge Journey is available with a choice of three engines. …

Dodge Durango Engine Update

The Dodge Durango name plate has been used by two separate designs by the Chrysler Corp. From 1998 to 2008 the Durango was produced as a midsized sport utility vehicle. Beginning in 2010, the vehicle was reintroduced as a full-sized SUV.

The mid-sized version of the Dodge Durango carried a 3.9-liter V6 engine as standard during its early years. This engine was discontinued for the 2000 model year leaving only V8 engines as options for the Dodge Durango buyer.

The …

The New Honda Accord with the Honda Plug-In Hybrid technology.

Here is some of the latest news and information about the 2012 Honda Accord engine. Honda is taking it's cars to the next level of green technology with the Honda Plug-In Hybrid.

Recently in Southern California, the folks at Automotive.com managed to snap some pictures of a prototype Accord bearing similar styling cues to the concept seen to the right. Image by MSVG via Flickr

2012 Honda Accord Concept - CIAS 2012

“The hybrid model, one of two zero emission vehicles the company is introducing –