The Truth About Cars » earth dreams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Fri, 05 Feb 2016 21:00:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. The Truth About Cars no The Truth About Cars editors@ttac.com editors@ttac.com (The Truth About Cars) 2006-2009 The Truth About Cars The Truth About Cars » earth dreams http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/themes/ttac-theme/images/logo.gif http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com Honda Civic Next Up For CVT-ification http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/honda-civic-next-up-for-cvt-ification/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/06/honda-civic-next-up-for-cvt-ification/#comments Tue, 25 Jun 2013 15:01:01 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=493265 Next up on the CVT’s hit list is this Honda Civic. Honda’s Tetsuo Iwamura confirmed that the Civic will get an all-new Earth Dreams powertrain, featuring direct injection and a CVT transmission, within the next couple years. The re-designed Fit, coming this fall, will get the new technology first, as Honda looks to capture buyers […]

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Next up on the CVT’s hit list is this Honda Civic. Honda’s Tetsuo Iwamura confirmed that the Civic will get an all-new Earth Dreams powertrain, featuring direct injection and a CVT transmission, within the next couple years. The re-designed Fit, coming this fall, will get the new technology first, as Honda looks to capture buyers […]

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Honda Shows Off “Earth Dreams” Diesel http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/honda-shows-off-earth-dreams-diesel/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/honda-shows-off-earth-dreams-diesel/#comments Mon, 19 Nov 2012 17:22:18 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467411 While the Earth Dreams gasoline engines will underpin everything in Honda’s lineup going forward, Europe will get at least one diesel version – and we’ll probably miss out. Said to be the lightest diesel engine in its class, the 1.6L mill makes 118 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharger’s turbine is apparently controlled […]

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While the Earth Dreams gasoline engines will underpin everything in Honda’s lineup going forward, Europe will get at least one diesel version – and we’ll probably miss out. Said to be the lightest diesel engine in its class, the 1.6L mill makes 118 horsepower and 221 lb-ft of torque. The turbocharger’s turbine is apparently controlled […]

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QOTD: What Is Up With Efficient Engine Nomenclature? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-what-is-up-with-efficient-engine-nomenclature/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/08/qotd-what-is-up-with-efficient-engine-nomenclature/#comments Thu, 02 Aug 2012 12:00:28 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=455213 Starting with the redesigned 2013 Accord, Honda will introduce its new, ultra-efficient/more powerful Earth Dreams engine lineup. And it’s far from the most silly moniker attached to automotive technology. Acura, of course, had their Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive. If you’ve ever watched a Japanese market product video on Youtube (or, if you’re the at Kreindlers, pulled […]

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Starting with the redesigned 2013 Accord, Honda will introduce its new, ultra-efficient/more powerful Earth Dreams engine lineup. And it’s far from the most silly moniker attached to automotive technology. Acura, of course, had their Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive. If you’ve ever watched a Japanese market product video on Youtube (or, if you’re the at Kreindlers, pulled […]

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