Tag Archives: Powertrains

Our People,Powertrains | April 23 2016

HEMI engineer chases record speed

Ken Hardman has his hands full this weekend. As this video shows, he has a steady stream of eager students who want to know more about that long black and white rocket ship-like vehicle with his name on it. That vehicle is something Ken, an FCA engineer, and some friends built in hopes of breaking
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Jeep | June 03 2014

Engineering a winner

When plans to build the 2014 Jeep® Cherokee began taking shape, opportunity came knocking for the powertrain group with a one-of-a-kind challenge: The Cherokee’s all-new architecture would require creating a whole new powertrain architecture, as well. That call for innovation began the journey toward the award-winning Power Transfer Unit, or PTU powertrain system – unique to
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Powertrains | January 17 2014

Balance of Power

Designers get lots of glory. All of it well-deserved, considering the emotions they evoke with sleek offerings such as the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200, unveiled this week at the 25th annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit. But another yearly Detroit event – Ward’s 10 Best Engines – balances the auto-industry limelight by honoring
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