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When Fiat shows GM how it’s done, Detroit is in deep trouble

You would think that the sustainer engine in a car like the Chevy Volt would be cutting-edge for its size, weight and efficiency, wouldn’t you? You would be wrong.  The sustainer in the Volt is an off-the-shelf 1.4 liter with little to recommend it.  It does not even use the Atkinson cycle.  Worse, it has […]