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New Technologies Boost Efficiency for 2016

New Technologies Boost Efficiency for 2016

Cylinder Deactivation and Start/Stop Systems Begin Production on ATS and CTS Product Lines






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Oshawa, Ontario (Thursday, Nov 5, 2015) – Renowned for oppulance and design, Cadillac has recently combined energetic pushing opening to a list of attributes. Now as 2016 indication year prolongation begins, Cadillac adds new fuel-saving technologies. Active Fuel Management and Automatic Stop/Start technologies, and widespread use of a new 8-speed transmission, are mixing to lift fuel economy ratings and revoke emissions in Cadillac’s portfolio.

Cadillac’s all-new 6 cylinder engine contains Active Fuel Management, or cylinder deactivation, record enabling it to seamlessly switch from six-cylinder to four-cylinder operation underneath certain light-load conditions, while progressing glorious performance.  The new 3.6-liter engine is partial of a 2016 ATS and CTS product lines. Additionally, a Cadillac Escalade oppulance SUV’s V8 will change to four-cylinder operation in many daily pushing conditions, as will Cadillac’s all-new high opening CTS-V sedan. 

Cadillac’s modernized engine record will accelerate in a new Twin Turbo-powered CT6 status sedan, that will be a world’s usually six-cylinder engine to mix turbocharging with cylinder deactivation and Stop/Start technology.

Cadillac’s ATS and CTS also offer a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine, a many renouned choice among buyers. These models also see fuel economy improvements in 2016 around a use of Automatic Start/Stop, or AutoStop, technology. This complement reduces emissions and fuel expenditure by automatically branch off a engine when a automobile is stationary, such as during red light.  The engine quick and automatically resumes as shortly as a motorist releases a brake. 

Previous Start/Stop systems mostly relied on a car’s battery system. Cadillac employs a voltage stabilization complement powered by ultracapacitors to re-start a engine. This choice energy source inside a automobile enables smoother and quicker re-starts compared to prior systems, while enhancing continuance by shortening aria on a existent electrical systems.

Cadillac’s new 8-speed delivery nets another potency gain, and like a new V6 engine, only started prolongation in a 2016 ATS and CTS.

“While these new systems boost efficiency, a categorical concentration in engineering during Cadillac is to confederate these systems uniformly with no concede to a pushing experience,” says David Leone, Cadillac executive arch engineer. “Our new 8-speed delivery was grown internally for quick and well-spoken changeable in each conditions with Cylinder Deactivation and Start/Stop are integrated in a some-more seamless demeanour than the competitors.”

The outcome is cleaner and some-more fuel-efficient Cadillac models. CO2 outlay has been reduced adult to 6 percent on 2016 ATS and CTS models.  

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