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Truck OEMs to Adopt Advanced Diesel Engine Technology by 2030 to Comply with Stringent Emission Regulations

“Innovation in environmental sustainability and digitization are taking center stage. As a result, connected, shared, autonomous, and electric (CASE) are driving the transformation in the commercial trucking industry,” said Saideep Sudhakar, Research Manager, Mobility Practice, Frost & Sullivan. “Among these, connected and shared, and are in the nascent stage. The next 5-7 years will foresee a strong proliferation of electric trucks. Autonomous will emerge in the next decade; however, the adoption of advanced safety systems is already acting as a precursor. This transformation toward CASE will help achieve a cleaner and safer environment.”

Sudhakar added: “In the wake

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Make mine a triple! The rise of the three-cylinder engine

How the distinctive off-beat thrum of the three-cylinder engine has been getting increasingly raucous.

Rattly three-cylinder engines have long been a hallmark of micro cars, if not always their most distinctive element in the case of peculiarly (but wonderfully) named Japanese examples such as the Daihatsu Move Latte, Mazda Autozam AZ-1, Mitsubishi Minica Dangen, Nissan Moco, Suzuki Mighty Boy and Toyota Pixis Joy.

While former Swedish brand Saab made its name in the 1950s with an inline three, it was the Kei-jidosha (light car) segment that popularised the engine with oddly numbered pistons as the rest

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US investigates engine fires in 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 SUVs | Automotive Industry News

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched the probe after receiving 11 fire complaints about RAV4 models.

The United States government is investigating complaints of engine compartment fires in nearly 1.9 million Toyota RAV4 small SUVs.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began investigating after getting 11 fire complaints involving the 2013 through 2018 model years.

The RAV4 is the top-selling vehicle in the US that is not a pick-up truck.

In documents posted Monday, the agency says fires start on the left side of the engine compartment. A terminal on the 12-volt battery may short to the frame,

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