GM and SAIC Motor Announce Powertrain Co-Development
Partnership builds on long history of innovation and collaboration Small displacement gasoline engine family targets heart of market Front-wheel-drive transmission provides 10 percent-plus boost in fuel economy. The new small gasoline engine, which will be offered in displacements from 1.0 liters to 1.5 liters, hits right at the heart of the global vehicle market. Its compact, lightweight design combines direct injection and turbocharging, providing customers unparalleled fuel efficiency and performance. The engine will be used by GM and SAIC Motor in China and future vehicles worldwide, providing further fuel efficiency advances beyond traditional technologies.