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Qoros Auto unveils drivable engineering development car with QamFree engine; near +50% boost in power & torque, -15% fuel consumption

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Qoros debuted the Qamfree engine with FreeValve technology in a concept car at the Beijing Motor Show in April 2016. Engines Fuel Efficiency

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Trident Iceni: The 200 MPH, 57 MPG Diesel Supercar

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To some that might seem strange--after all, diesel engines are certainly capable of delivering high power and torque figures. It's been a long time since diesels were clanky, slow, smelly and noisy, but very few carmakers have gone down the route of making a diesel sports car or supercar.

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Daimler Trucks NA SuperTruck achieves 115% freight efficiency improvement over 2009 baseline; 50.2% engine BTE

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Testing was also conducted at the DTNA Detroit engineering facility to demonstrate engine efficiency by achieving 50.2% Click to enlarge.

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Porsche opens new plant for eight-cylinder engines; digitalization and data management; V8s for all VW Group brands

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Porsche has officially dedicated a new engine plant for eight-cylinder engines. The assembly of a new engine begins every 3.5

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Toyota Central R&D developing free-piston engine linear generator; envisioning multi-FPEG units for electric drive vehicles

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Toyota envisions that a pair of such units (20 kW) would enable B/C-segment electric drive vehicles to cruise at 120 km/h (75 mph). Resources.

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Audi launches next-gen A4 with new Millerized TFSI engine; g-tron model w/ Audi e-gas

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Engines. All engines comply with the Euro 6 emission limits, so that the TDI has been labeled a clean diesel. mph) for the Sedan; 7.5

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2013 Chevrolet Cruze Diesel: Not Just MPG, MPH On Offer Too

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Diesel engine technology has come along in leaps and bounds over the past two decades and the best of today's diesel vehicles easily offer a compromise between performance and economy to best equivalent gasoline vehicles. Diesels: Dirty and slow, right? Only if you've never left the 1980s. General Motors thinks that U.S.

Ford unveils 1.5L EcoBoost engine in new Mondeo in China

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Ford unveiled the new, fifth-generation global Mondeo in China, the first Ford to be equipped with the new 1.5-liter EcoBoost engine. EcoBoost is the fifth and latest member to join Ford’s global family of EcoBoost engines, which includes a 1.0-liter three-cylinder, 1.6- and 2.0-liter four-cylinders, and two 3.5-liter V6 variants.

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New Mercedes-Benz C-Class drops weight, adds new engines, diesel hybrid, w/ plug-in to come; up to 20% cut in fuel consumption

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New C-Class launch engines. The diesel engines will then cover an output range from 85 kW (115 hp) to 150 kW (204 hp). The new C-Class.

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Toyota unveils new TNGA-based engines and transmissions and improved hybrid systems; deployment begins in 2017

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mph) and approximately 20% better fuel economy. Dynamic Force Engines. Performance of new engines. Click to enlarge.

New generation VW Polo features more fuel-efficient engines and advanced driver assistance; Polo TDI BlueMotion with 73.5 mpg

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The Polo TSI BlueMotion, equipped with a 1-liter, three-cylinder turbocharged direct-injection gasoline engine, delivers 4.1 Gasoline engines.

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BMW shows future drive technoliges; 2 Series PHEV prototype, direct water injection in 3-cyl. engine, and fuel cell eDrive

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combustion engine, high-voltage generator and road-linked all-wheel drive via an electric drive system at the rear axle. Earlier post.).

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Genovation’s GXE breaks street-legal all-electric land speed record: 205.6 mph

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mph (330.88 km/h) during supervised tests with Johnny Bohmer Racing at Space Florida’s Shuttle Landing Facility in Kennedy Space Center, FL. mph (300.63 km/h). The GXE is a Z06 Corvette that has been re-engineered by Genovation to be a performance driven all-electric vehicle. The GXE reached 205.6 Brief

Start-up developing electric 2-seat VTOL aircraft

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Lilium was formed by a team of aerospace engineers and product designers from the Technical University of Munich. velocity: 400 km/h / 250 mph.

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Camry in Europe features new 2.0L engine with VVT-iW for both Atkinson and Otto cycles; 13% lower fuel consumption

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The 2014 Camry in Europe is benefitting from a new, Euro V-compliant, 4-cylinder, 1,998 cc, 16v, DOHC petrol engine mated to a 6-speed Multi-mode automatic transmission which replaces the existing 2.0-liter unit and its 4-speed automatic transmission. seconds, and on to a top speed of 210 km/h (130 mph). turbo 8AR-FTS engine.

2017 Audi A3 replaces 1.8L with Millerized 2.0L TFSI; better fuel economy, power and torque

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The A3 sedan with 2.0-liter engine replaces the 1.8-liter engine previously offered on A3 front-wheel drive models. improvement). The 2.0T

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China R&D company introduces micro-turbine range extender technology at Geneva

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seconds, 350 km/h (217 mph) restricted top speed). Electric (Battery) Engines HybridsThe battery powers the motors that drive the wheels.

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Tata Technologies displays eMO low-cost city EV engineering study at Detroit Show

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Top speed is 65 mpg (105 km/h), and acceleration form 0-20 mph (0-32 km/h) takes 3.4 The eMO study. The front seats are mounted atop the 18.4

Vehicle Sets CNG Speed Record: 323 mph

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Fueled by compressed natural gas (CNG), the Lucas Oil/Lessman Streamliner  hisett an official speed record for a CNG vehicle of 323 mph through the measured mile at the Bonneville Salt Flats in early October. However, Lessman wanted to do something a bit different, and converted the engine—a large-block Ford V-8, 572 cubic inch (9.37

Update on the ACCESS fuel efficient engine project; simulations find up to 48.9% improvement in fuel economy over baseline

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At the recent 2013 SAE World Congress, engineers from Bosch and AVL presented papers on progress in the ACCESS project, describing the design, combustion development and controls development for a resulting 4-cylinder gasoline turbocharged direct injection (GTDI) engine with part-load HCCI capability. Engine configuration.

Frost & Sullivan consultant suggests European EV success will require radical lightweighting plus enabling legislation

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Legislations for taxing weight size and engine power will help produce and sell such a car. Top speed is 45 km/h (28 mph). Weight.

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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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EGR systems recirculate a portion of exhaust gas to the combustion chamber, lowering the combustion temperature and the production of engine-out NO x.

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New Volkswagen Polo BlueGT with cylinder deactivation offers gasoline engine fuel economy of up to 52 mpg US

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With a top speed of 210 km/h (130 mph), the car accelerates to 100 km/h in 7.9 This combination of efficiency and dynamic performance is enabled by the systematic interplay of ACT, downsizing (reduced engine displacement plus direct injection and charging) and BlueMotion Technology (Stop/Start system, battery regeneration). seconds.

Lightning Motorcycles electric bike with Remy motor cracks 200 mph

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blasted through the land speed record for production electric bikes by 30 mph to be crowned the first electric bike to exceed 200 mph. Lightning Motorcycles is a California-based motorcycle engineering firm using competition to spur innovation. Using a Remy propulsion electric motor, Lightning Motorcycles, LLC. Brief

Audi SQ7 features new V8 TDI, 48V system, electric compressor

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Audi is introducing a diesel-engined S model to its Q7 model line. mph) in 4.8 mph) (governed). Audi developed the 4.0 The 4.0

The new MINI makes its debut; new architecture, new fuel-efficient engines, including 3-cylinder diesel

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The new MINI features an all-new vehicle architecture, an evolutionary design and a range of new fuel-efficient engines. Diesel Engines

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BMW reveals 3 Series Plug-in hybrid prototype with 117.5 mpg; next-gen Power eDrive: 2x current capacity, electric AWD

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At the same time, an internal combustion engine will also supply power to the front axle. Batteries Electric (Battery) Engines Hybrids Plug-in

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Audi introducing supercharged gasoline engine version of SQ5 SUV at Detroit Show

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supercharged TFSI V6 engine that produces 260 kW (354 hp) and 470 N·m (347 lb-ft) of torque. New Audi SQ5. Click to enlarge. Brief

Nissan introduces new 1.5L diesel in Juke in Europe; 56 mpg US

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Nissan is introducing a new 1.5-liter dCi diesel engine in the Juke in Europe. The engine restarts within 0.5 Nissan Juke n-tec.

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BMW Group presents prototype of i8 plug-in hybrid; first use of new 3-cylinder engine

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Plug-in hybrid system of the i8: 3-cylinder engine in the rear, battery in the center, eDrive unit in the front. Rear-mounted 3-cylinder engine.

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Volkswagen introduces new 1L, 3-cylinder gasoline Golf; 54.7 mpg

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mpg US) (99 g/km CO 2 )—more efficient than any previous Golf with a gasoline engine. engine) introduced in 1975. l/100 km (54.7

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Semcon develops prototype low-cost smart motor for turning any bike electric

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That’s why we developed an engine which is compatible with any bike and easily shared among friends and family. Brief

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Consumer Reports testing finds many small turbo engines underperforming; fuel economy, acceleration no better than in larger conventional powertrains

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Consumer Reports tests many cars with small, turbocharged engines, and many competitors with traditional, naturally aspirated engines, large and small.

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Successful run across the US on 37.6 gallons of 100% NEXBTL renewable diesel; 66.7 mpg w/ average speed 67.7 mph

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The trip was made with CLP-engineered and developed Superlite Coupe (SLC) racecar powered by a custom Volkswagen 1.9-liter TDI diesel engine. It is a “drop-in” fuel that is compatible with all diesel engines and does not require changes to the distribution network. mph/109 km/h). miles per gallon (3.52 l/100 km). Brief

Mercedes-Benz introduces latest E 200 Natural Gas Drive and E 220 BlueTEC BlueEFFICIENCY Edition

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If the new E 200 NGD automatically switches to running on gasoline because the gas tank is empty, the new four-cylinder engine needs requires 6.3

Schaeffler presents high-performance 48V concept mild hybrid vehicle at Aachen

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In the demonstrator vehicle, the engine is connected to a 48V belt-driven starter generator. drive configurations. Source: Continental.

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Fiat introducing new 2-cylinder 0.9L Turbo TwinAir in 2014 MiTo mini

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Turbo TwinAir 105 HP engine for the 2014 Alfa Romeo MiTo sport mini. The engine is also equipped with a stop-start system. ENGINE.

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Ford reveals redesigned 2015 Ford Focus with 1.0L EcoBoost engine option

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In addition to a number of styling and technological advances, the new Focus will offer 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine with a six-speed transmission—surpassing the fuel efficiency of the previous model. Ford EcoBoost engines can deliver significantly better fuel economy than larger-displacement gasoline engines. Earlier post.).

New Gen 6 Camaro lighter, leaner, faster, more efficient; base 2.0L, 4-cylinder entry-level engine

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Each engine is available with a six-speed manual or eight-speed automatic transmission. The Camaro LT’s standard engine is a new 2.0L

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Aviat, Aviation Foundation unveil concept CNG-fueled single-engine aircraft

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The 200 hp Lycoming four-cylinder engine power the aircraft with a cruise speed of 143 mph. Aviat Husky CNG. Click to enlarge. of gear.