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Bob Gritzinger

Industry Analyst -- Propulsion and Technology

Bob covers Propulsion & Technology: Engines, transmissions and drivetrains and related electrified systems such as electric vehicles, hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles.

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Toyota Adds Sedans to AWD Portfolio

Toyota now offers myriad all-wheel-drive systems, including everything from traditional mechanical drivelines to electric axles. Here’s a primer.

Propulsion Electrification

Stop Hating on the Hummer Electric

GM isn’t the first automaker to see the value in tagging an EV with a high-performance moniker. We doubt it’ll be the last.

Propulsion Electrification

BorgWarner Announces Major eTurbo Contract

BorgWarner says the contract to supply its electrified turbo-generator unit is the largest in the industry.
Propulsion Electrification

FCA Leads in 48V Mild-Hybrid Space

FCA’s addition of 48V technology in several popular models pushes the automaker into the lead in mild-hybrid sales. 
Propulsion Electrification

DOE, Magna Working on Low-Cost, Highly Efficient Motor

A U.S. Dept. of Energy project is drawing on Magna’s engineering expertise to create low-cost, highly efficient electric motors for automotive use.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Magna DCT to Power Front-Drive BMWs

Magna scores a major contract to supply the BMW Group with dual-clutch transmissions for 170 of its front-drive vehicle applications. 
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