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The all-new G-Class makes its public debut at the Detroit auto show in G550 form. Completely redeveloped and fitted with a 4.0-liter V8 biturbo gasoline engine offering 427ps and 450 lb-ft of torque at 2,000rpm to 4,750rpm, despite near-identical looks to its predecessor plenty has changed for the Mercedes-Benz SUV.


Ford’s F150 pickup gets its first diesel motor

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Developed by the powertrain team behind the 6.7-liter Power Stroke engine for super duty trucks, the all-new 3.0-liter V6 Power Stroke unit promises 250ps, 440 lb-ft of torque, and an anticipated 5175kg of towing capacity.


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Chery chooses Freescale for next-generation engine control

Freescale Semiconductor has announced it is providing advanced microcontroller (MCU) technology to Chery Automobile for the ECU in future Chery vehicle models.

This latest deal between Freescale and Chery builds on a joint venture lab development that was formed between the two companies in 2008. The Wuhu-based R&D lab is focused on the development of vehicle and battery management, powertrain, body and in-vehicle entertainment systems, as well as hybrid-electric vehicle and electric vehicle technology. In 2009, Chery developed its Chery Engine Management System (CEMS) based on Freescale’s S12XE 16-bit MCUs. The Qorivva MCU family that Chery selected for its latest ECU is built on 32-bit power architecture technology. The new Chery vehicle models using the higher-performance Qorivva 32-bit MCUs are expected to reach full production in 2012.

“We believe Freescale Qorivva MCUs are an excellent choice for our new engine control unit,” said Zhu Hang, assistant president and director of Chery’s engine control department. “Because of its advanced and complex control functions, we expect the MPC563x family to be the main chip used in future Chery engine control systems. And our cooperation extends beyond engine control. The results of our work together on compressed natural gas, flex-fuel and gasoline direct injection technologies will also enter production in the near future.”

16 March 2011


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