TITLE

GM gives `80s flop a fresh look

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Joe; Robinson, Aaron
PUB. DATE
March 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;3/27/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5867, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on General Motors Corp.'s efforts to overcome the problems that doomed the Cadillac 8-6-4 cylinder-deactivation engine in 1981. Use of electronic engine management systems; Testing of cylinder deactivation on the Corvette's small-block V-8 engine; Operating principle.
ACCESSION #
2982677

 

Related Articles

  • GM's Northstar: Best-in-class power. McCann, Karey // Ward's Auto World;Jan95, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p30 

    Features General Motors Co.'s 4.6L Northstar automobile engine. Engine type; bore/stroke; Block/head material; Compression ratio; Specific output; Thermoplastic intake manifold; Similarity of design to racing-engine construction.

  • Cadillac responds to Merc success. Kimberley, William // Automotive Engineer;Feb2003, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p37 

    Features the Cadillac Northstar automobile engine of Cadillac in North America.

  • Cadillac BLS. Sharma, Gautam // Wheels;Mar2005, p15 

    Describes the BLS car conceptualized by Cadillac. Performance capacity of the car's engine.

  • Cadillac's New Northstar. Visnic, Bill // Ward's Auto World;Oct2002, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p18 

    Presents information on Northstar automobile engine from General Motors Corporation's Cadillac division. Features of the engine; Background of two vehicles that use the Northstar engine; Details on variable valve-timing system utilized in the engine.

  • Nice package. Weil, Dan // Advocate;9/27/2005, Issue 947, p70 

    This article features the Cadillac CTS-V automobile manufactured by Cadillac. The 400-horsepower engine, six-speed manual gearbox and drive train components of this automobile are Corvette-derived. Its suspension is lower and stiffer. The automobile is installed with huge 18-inch wheels stuffed...

  • New Caddy gets GM's most muscular V-6. Truett, Richard // Automotive News;3/26/2007, Vol. 81 Issue 6248, p16 

    The article reports that General Motors Corp. (GM) has once again used the latest engine technology for a pair of Cadillacs. The 300-hp, 3.6-liter V-6 engine is slated to debut in the revamped Cadillac CTS. GM engineers designed special pistons for the engine to ensure smooth starts in cold...

  • Cadillac builds cut-rate CTS.  // Automotive News;10/4/2004, Vol. 79 Issue 6114, p3 

    This article reports that Cadillac automobile from General Motors Corp., has introduced a lower-powered, lower-priced version of the V-6 CTS. The sedan has a 2.8-liter, 210-hp engine, compared with 3.6 liters and 252 hp for the other model. The 2.8-liter CTS is $30,695; the 3.6 CTS is $32,945....

  • Hot rod engines. Boyd, Tim // Scale Auto;Jun2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p18 

    The article evaluates several hot rod engines, including engines by Chrysler, Buick, and Cadillac.

  • Cadillac to roll out entry-level CTS for Automaker wants to be competitive with rivals such as BMW. Guilford, Dave // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);8/20/2004, Vol. 51 Issue 35, p51 

    Reports on the offering of lower-priced entry-level version of the CTS sedan by Cadillac in Detroit, Michigan. Competitive advantage within the automobile industry; Engine specifications; Consumer demand for the vehicle.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics