Volvo's New i-ART VEA Diesels Turn V8s into Dinosaurs

By featuring pressure feedback from each fuel injector instead of using a traditional single pressure sensor in the common rail, i-ART makes it possible to continuously monitor and adapt fuel injection per combustion in each of the four cylinders … it’s cleaner and more powerful, but will it finally sound the death knell of the V8?

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Up Close and Personal with the Volvo XC60 Plug-in Hybrid (w/ video)

This XC60 plug-in hybrid combines a new 280 HP turbocharged 4-cylinder engine based on Volvo’s modular “VEA” platform with a 70 HP electric motor mounted at the rear of the car. With 350 combined HP and 100% of the electric motor’s torque applied to the rear wheels at launch, the XC60 plug-in can scoot to 60 mph in just 5.8 seconds!

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