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VW Diesel Cheating An 'Open Secret' In Engine Group: Report

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emissions laws was widespread knowledge within the diesel-engine group at Volkswagen headquarters in Wolfsburg, Germany. emissions EPA TDI VW CARB VW Group Volkswagen diesel scandalA German newspaper has reported that the use of "defeat device" software to cheat on U.S.

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Mercedes-Benz powering ahead with €3B strategic engine initiative; increasing electrification, 48V; diesel and gasoline; cylinder deactivation

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billion) in its strategic engine initiative. The new six-cylinder in-line gasoline engine M 256 features a 48 V electrical system.

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Achates Power building 2.7L opposed-piston light-duty engine; exceeding CAFE 2025, Tier 3 targets at lower cost

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six-piston) light-duty version of its opposed piston engine (OPE) in both diesel- and gasoline-fueled versions. Light-duty diesel OP.

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How Do Modern Diesel Engines Work? VW Explains It On Video?

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Green VW Videos Volkswagen diesel scandalVolkswagen has a lot of explaining to do.

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Study shows renewable diesel from crude tall oil is a high quality drop-in fuel for off-road engines

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A team from the University of Vaasa (Finland) and UPM-Kymmene Corporation has examined how the blends of fossil and renewable diesel produced from crude tall oil (CTO) affect the performance and exhaust emissions of the modern common-rail off-road diesel engine. UPM BioVerno renewable diesel is produced from wood-based tall oil.

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BMW unveils latest Efficient Dynamics 3- and 4-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines

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At its Innovation Days 2016 event in Munich, BMW unveiled new versions of its three and four- cylinder gasoline and diesel engines.

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First Volkswagen engineer pleads guilty to diesel emission fraud

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Almost a year after news of Volkswagen's emissions cheating broke, an engineer pleaded guilty to charges related to the diesel scandal. The engineer. emissions TDI VW Volkswagen diesel scandalThis is the first time a VW employee has been charged by the U.S.

New SwRI consortium to target advances in gasoline and diesel engine aluminum cylinder head designs

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The Aluminum Head Evaluation, Analysis, and Durability ( AHEAD ) consortium seeks to reduce the weight while improving the durability of aluminum cylinder heads—an increasingly important need as materials and components are pushed to their limits in modern engines. Engines Powertrain materials Weight reductionCasting processes.

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VW Diesel V-6 Engines Used By Audi, Porsche Have Cheat Software Too: EPA

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At that event, the EPA revealed that some 3.0-liter V-6 TDI diesel engines used by Audi, Porsche, and. emissions EPA TDI Cayenne Diesel Touareg TDI A6 TDI A7 TDI A8 TDI Q5 TDI Volkswagen diesel scandalSometimes there's no substitute for having a reporter right at a press event--with a smartphone. David Shepardson, D.C.

Bosch reaches $327.5M settlement agreement for 2.0L and 3.0L VW diesels in US

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Bosch has entered into a settlement agreement with private claimants in the US in order to settle the most substantial part of the civil law proceedings pending in connection with Volkswagen, Audi and Porsche diesel vehicles that were sold in the US. engines for model years 2009 through 2016. Diesel Emissions Engines Regulations

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Maxwell Technologies introduces ultracapacitor-based engine start module for medium-duty diesel trucks

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It delivers reliable starts and allows extensive use of lift-gates and buckets while the engine is off without fear of the truck not starting.

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Mazda to launch homogeneous-charge compression engine next year

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The differences between gasoline and diesel engines lie not only in their fuels, but in how those fuels are ignited. Gasoline engines use spark plugs, while diesels simply use compression. But it is possible to ignite gasoline in an internal-combustion engine with compression, as in a diesel.

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ICCT: New RDE regulations not enough to control diesel car NOx fully; additional actions required

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For the study, the team analyzed an extensive set of diesel car emissions data using modeling of the boundary conditions of the RDE regulation.

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Electrification, sure, but gasoline engines will endure: supplier

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Green 48-Volt mild hybrid Future Cars diesel particulate filter (DPF) gasoline engines parts suppliers start-stop systemIncreasingly stiff limits on carbon emission and minimum fuel economy in most of the world's car markets mean that more plug-in electric cars must be sold.

DARPA awards LiquidPiston $2.5M to advance further X4 rotary engine prototype

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million to continue development of a new, patented, high-efficiency, lighter-weight rotary engine. Engines Fuel EfficiencyEarlier post.).

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Gasoline-Fueled Diesel Truck Engine Cuts Fuel Use, Emissions

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How do you make a diesel engine more efficient? One answer may surprise you: Run it on gasoline.

Renault & partners show research prototypes: 2-cyl. 2-stroke diesel, 48V mild-hybrid diesel, delivery EV

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POWERFUL two-cylinder, two-stroke diesel. HYDIVU is a 48V mild-hybrid diesel solution to bring down consumption and emissions in LCVs.

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New 1.6L diesel in 2018 Chevrolet Equinox related to Opel’s 1.6L CDTi Whisper Diesel

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The new 1.6-liter diesel engine to be offered in the US in the 2018 Equinox ( earlier post ) is similar to Opel’s 1.6L CDTi Whisper Diesel ( earlier post ) in Europe, and is derived from a common Italian-German-American medium diesel engine design, according to GM. Diesel EnginesEarlier post.).

Mercedes-Benz introducing new diesel family in E 220 d this spring; new OM 654 with 13% lower fuel consumption; diesel “indispensable”

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The modular family of engines will find broad application across the entire range of Mercedes-Benz cars and vans. Engine. Diesel Engine

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Diesels Still Needed For Truck Fuel Economy Despite VW Scandal: Advocate

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He's executive director of the Diesel Technology Forum, a non-profit organization dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of diesel engines, fuel, and technology. With the Volkswagen diesel-emission scandal soon to enter its sixth month with no signs of resolution, Green.

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Ricardo and Quanchai to collaborate on new diesel engine development; Twin Vortex Combustion System

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Ricardo recently signed an agreement with Anhui Quanchai Engine Co., Fuel-air mixing shows a similar match at two key engine speeds.

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Musk: Trickery “The Only Option” For Engineers In VW Scandal?

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Although internal combustion engines are for the most part getting a little more efficient with every new model year, there’s no avoiding a cold fact: that whether they’re gasoline or diesel—or even a groundbreaking design under the hood of the 2016 Prius—they’re highly inefficient next to battery-electric vehicles.

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These engineers uncovered the VW diesel emission scandal

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Volkswagen's use of illegal "defeat device" software in its TDI diesel cars wasn't uncovered by the Environmental Protection Agency—or by any other regulatory agency. Green TDI VW Volkswagen diesel scandal West Virginia emissionsThe five-person team.

What will VW do with 400,000 dirty diesel cars it buys back?

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After nine long months, the details of the VW diesel emission proposed settlement are out—hundreds of pages of them in at least 18 documents.

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact

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Mercedes-Benz increases engine range for refreshed A Class compact. Diesel Engines Fuel Efficiencyseconds—0.4 66/90. 80/109.

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VW: Newest Diesel Engines Had No 'Defeat' Software, Legal In Europe

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One of the many complications of the VW diesel emission scandal is that the 482,000 affected cars in the U.S. encompass three different types of engine and emission-control system. EPA TDI VW Germany EU Volkswagen diesel scandal

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FEV and Neander Motors AG showcasing double-crankshaft turbo-diesel outboard marine engine at SAE World Congress

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Neander, based in Kiel, Germany, is a developer of high performance diesel engines and air compressors for a range of projected applications.

UMTRI study finds total cost of ownership of diesels in US often much less than gasoline counterparts

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The report— Total Cost of Ownership: A Diesel Versus Gasoline Comparison (2012-2013) —was underwritten by Robert Bosch LLC. market.

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Achates Power developing light-duty two-stroke opposed-piston diesel engine: the OP4

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The OP4 light-duty opposed-piston diesel. The OP4 is a two-stroke, inline two-cylinder, four-piston diesel with a swept volume of 1.5

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Mercedes Announces Cleaner, More Efficient Diesel Engines

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Diesel may be a dirty word for some but for the major automakers, especially those with a significant presence in fuel-conscious Europe, it commands a lot of importance. One such automaker is Mercedes-Benz, which this week announced it is investing close to $3 billion over the coming years in developing next-generation diesel engines.

Caterpillar and Argonne’s VERIFI undertake cooperative virtual engine design, control project; first VERIFI CRADA

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VERIFI believes that these are the first-ever simulations of the effects of injector needle-wobble in a multi-hole diesel fuel injector nozzle.

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EPA report: diesel engine grant program has delivered major air, public health benefits

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Clean diesel grants aimed at cleaning up old diesel engines have greatly improved public health by cutting harmful pollution that causes premature deaths, asthma attacks, and missed school and workdays, according to a new report by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). over the lifetime of the affected engines.

FCA sued over emissions of 2007-2012 Dodge Ram diesel pickups with Cummins engines

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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) and engine supplier Cummins are the latest companies to be accused of hiding excess diesel-exhaust emissions. emissions heavy duty lawsuit cummins Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA

E.coli engineered to produce diesel biofuel

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Scientists have engineered E.coli bacteria to produce an oil that is almost identical to diesel and can be used in conventional cars.

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Diesels to lose two-thirds of current market share in 10 years: report

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It contains the prediction that diesel engines' share of the global. Engines start-stop system 48-Volt mild hybridSometimes interesting predictions come buried inside a completely different topic.

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Federal Mogul develops advanced aluminum piston for high-performance light-duty diesel engines

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demands of very high-power diesel engines. downsized diesel engines with improved fuel economy and CO 2 emissions.

PSA Group outlines powertrain production strategy: gasoline PHEVs, EVs and next-gen diesel and gasoline engines

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Earlier post.) At the same time, the Group will continue to develop next-generation internal combustion engines, both gasoline and diesel. PSA Group has also decided to fit its plug-in hybrid gasoline vehicles with engines produced at the Française de Mécanique facility in Douvrin, France. Earlier post.).

Audi V-6 TDI Diesels May Require Only Simple Fixes: CEO

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While Volkswagen has submitted details of proposed fixes for its 2.0-liter four-cylinder TDI diesel models to the EPA, no details of the changes required have emerged. But for the other set of VW Group diesel engines, the 3.0-liter V-6 TDI units used in Audi, Porsche, and Volkswagen vehicles, Audi's CEO says the fix may be simple.

Cummins Westport begins production of ISL G Near Zero NOx natural gas engine; first commercially available near zero NOx MidRange engine

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CWI) announced that orders are being processed and production of the ISL G Near Zero (NZ) NO x natural gas engine ( earlier post ) has commenced. CWI natural gas engines have met the 2010 EPA standard for particulate matter (0.01 g/bhp-hr) since 2001. Emissions Engines Natural GasCummins Westport Inc. Earlier post.).

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ICCT-led test of 73 Euro 6 diesels finds large difference in NOx results under NEDC and more realistic WLTC

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The findings, the team said, illustrate how diesel NO x emissions are not properly controlled under the current, NEDC-based homologation framework.

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