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GM Launches 1.0-T Engine in China

The new powerplants arrive as government pushes for electric vehicles.

by on Sep.29, 2017

GM is rolling out its new 1.0T and 1.3T engines in China as the government is pushing for electric vehicles.

As the Chinese government puts pressure on for carmakers to build more electric vehicles, General Motors is putting its new-generation ECOTEC 1.0-T and 1.3-T dual injection engines into service in China.

The turbocharged engines were developed as part of a global architecture with the support of GM’s worldwide manufacturing and supply chain networks. They will power Buick and Chevrolet models built and sold in the domestic market starting later this year, GM officials said.

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“GM is integrating our unmatched global resources with our local capabilities to offer reliable, durable and efficient propulsion systems,” said Michael Carman, GM China vice president of Global Propulsion Systems. “These new engines will offer a great ownership and driving experience to our customers across China.” (more…)