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Downsizing? Sure. Just not at Geneva 2016

Downsizing is good, they said; downsizing needs to be embraced, they said; and downsizing is a way of life, they said, like it or not. And with that, we all accepted the new world order and got on with it 


ETi columnist and editor-in-chief Dean Slavnich offers his opinion on the ever increasing media hype around the VW emissions controversy

Test driving the past

Engine Technology International journalist Sam Burnett thinks about the exciting opportunity of the next generation of vehicles

Talking turbos

Engine Technology International columnist Michael Taylor explains why it’s hard for him to single out the best turbocharged engines

Evolutionary process

Jog Lall, sales and marketing director at Eminox, looks at the implications of the soon to be introduced Stage V emission standards for diesel engines used in new non-road vehicles and equipment.

Refined thinking

Advances in grain refinement of aluminum alloys could make the engine development process even faster, says Tom Greenwood, research manager at Grainger & Worrall, the high-precision casting technology business

End of the road for car giants?

Warwick Business School’s Ashley Potter looks at how open platform vehicles could affect every aspect of the car industry

Game changers

Actor, writer and Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology International columnist Robert Lewellyn looks back at two recent test drives that have caught his attention

Awards season

During a visit to Ford’s Dunton research center, ETi columnist Graham Johnson ponders the reasons behing some of the International Engine of the Year Awards’ best performers