MAN Engines showcasing D3876 diesel engine for EU Stage V locomotives without exhaust after-treatment systems

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At InnoTrans 2018, the International Trade Fair for Transport Technology, MAN Engines is exhibiting the D3876 LE63x for locomotives, which produces 471 kW (632 hp) at 1,800 rpm. The MAN D3876 LE63x meets EU Stage V for locomotives without the need for exhaust after-treatment systems.

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BorgWarner Exhaust Heat Recovery System for hybrids can improve fuel economy by up to 8.5%

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Developed for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), BorgWarner’s innovative Exhaust Heat Recovery System (EHRS) can improve fuel economy by up to 8.5% The EHRS reduces mechanical losses by using the energy conserved within the exhaust gas.

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VW’s 1.0 TSI in the new up! GTI wins International Engine of the Year 2018 award in its category; Euro 6d-TEMP

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GTI1 has been named International Engine of the Year 2018 in its category. Exhaust gas after-treatment paired with innovative features inside the engine enables the GTI engine to meet the new EU 6AG (Euro 6d-TEMP) emission standard. Volkswagen’s 1.0 TSI in the new up!

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Independent group aims to be for emissions what NCAP or IIHS is for crash safety

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Diesels emissions health Exhaust air pollution Volkswagen diesel scandalA newly formed organization called Allow Independent Road-testing (AIR) wants to make impartial emissions ratings available to vehicle shoppers. Using a simple rating from A (best) to H (worst), they would tell you, at a quick glance, how much you’re endangering the health of your family with tailpipe pollutants. Although the idea may seem.

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2018 Toyota AYGO mid-lifecycle update features enhanced 1.0L engine; Euro 6d-TEMP-compliant; up to 61.8 mpg

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Through significant improvements to the 1.0-liter, 3-cylinder engine –such as adding exhaust VVT and twin injectors- we are now able to offer A-segment customers the best combination of performance and best in class fuel efficiency, in-line with AYGO’s DNA of ‘fun and efficient’.

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Kia upgraded 2018 Sportage features new 1.6L diesel, 2.0L diesel 48V mild-hybrid technology

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Kia Motors’ upgraded 2018 Kia Sportage ( earlier post ), the brand’s global best-selling vehicle, offers a 2.0-liter diesel engine now available with Kia’s new eight-speed automatic transmission, and—in certain markets—48-volt mild-hybrid power ( earlier post ).

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Mercedes begins sales of new 6-cylinder GLE diesel; first SUV in its class to meet Euro 6d

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Certification in accordance with the Euro 6d standard (RDE stage 2) not prescribed for new models until 1 January 2020 is possible due to measures including extended exhaust gas aftertreatment with an additional underbody SCR catalytic converter including ammonia slip catalyst (ASC) in the underbody.

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New Jeep Gladiator pickup will offer 3.0L diesel with stop/start and 8-speed

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Low Pressure Cooled Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) assists to combine with the high-pressure system to expand the range of EGR usage and to improve fuel economy. Jeep unveiled the 2020 Jeep Gladiator pickup at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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Mercedes OM 656 diesel now available in G-Class in G 350 d

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The characteristics of the engine include the stepped-bowl combustion process, two-stage exhaust turbocharging as well as the use of CAMTRONIC variable valve timing. This heats up the exhaust system without driving up fuel consumption.

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Volvo Trucks presents Vera autonomous electric vehicle for future transport solutions

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Volvo Trucks unveiled Vera : an autonomous, electric vehicle that can operate with significantly less exhaust emissions and low noise levels. Since we use autonomous vehicles with no exhaust emissions and low noise, their operation can take place at any time of day or night.

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FedEx acquiring 1,000 Chanje electric delivery vehicles

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The Chanje electric medium duty panel van van is equipped to haul up to 6,000 pounds and up to 675 cubic feet of cargo, all with zero vehicle exhaust emissions and up to 150-mile range on a single charge. FedEx Corp. will add 1,000 Chanje V8100 electric delivery vehicles to its fleet.

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Toyota introducing Corolla Hybrid to US at LA Auto Show; at least 50 mpg

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In the Corolla Hybrid, an exhaust heat recirculation system speeds up engine coolant warm-up. Toyota is introducing the Corolla Hybrid to the US market at the LA Auto Show. Earlier post.). The new hybrid version of Toyota’s all-time best-selling car series achieves at least 50 mpg (4.7

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Toyota to offer 2020 Corolla Hybrid in US; new sedan joins Corolla family worldwide, including hybrid model

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The new Dynamic Force engine gets it high power and efficiency from a combination of high compression ratio (13:1), Toyota D4-S fuel injection combining direct and secondary port injectors, high-speed combustion, VVT-iE intelligent variable valve-timing on the intake side and VVT-i on the exhaust.

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Cummins unveils next-gen emissions control concept for diesel at IAA Commercial Vehicles

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The concept emissions control system now under development by Cummins combines turbocharged air management with the exhaust aftertreatment as a single close-coupled system, together with a new rotary turbine control (RTC).

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DARPA awards additional $2.5M to LiquidPiston for development of 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype

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This is done by changing the locations of intake and exhaust ports asymmetrically which allows for the extraction of more energy during the expansion stroke. 2018) Click to enlarge. DARPA awards additional $2.5M to LiquidPiston for development of 30kW X4 rotary diesel engine prototype.

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Bombardier Transportation presents a new battery-operated train

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It does not generate any exhaust and sets the standards for smart mobility with peak values of 90 percent in the areas of efficiency and recyclability. Bombardier Transportation has introduced a new battery-operated train: the BOMBARDIER TALENT 3 train.

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Tour Engine proceeding with development of 5 kW Split-Cycle genset with additional ARPA-E GENSETS funding

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The working fluid is induced and compressed in a dedicated cold-cylinder (left), transferred and combusted via the CTM (top), and subsequently expanded and exhausted in a dedicated hot-cylinder (right). (B) The induction and exhaust through conventional poppet valves occur during phases ?

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MHI-MME launches new models of small, lightweight, and high-efficiency turbochargers for diesel engines

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The MET-ER series offers improved performance and a more compact size compared to the MET-SR series of radial turbocharges, which reached a cumulative production total of 15,000 units in 2018. Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Marine Machinery & Equipment Co.,

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GE Aviation completes initial design of supersonic engine for Aerion AS2

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A special, non-augmented supersonic exhaust system. The three companies, joined in 2018 by Honeywell for advanced cockpit systems, are developing the Mach 1.4 GE Aviation has completed the initial design of the first supersonic engine purpose-built for business jets.

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ORNL team finds catalytic EGR reforming can decrease fuel consumption 8% in gasoline engine

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Under this same operating condition with stoichiometric engine exhaust (and no reforming), they could only sustain stable combustion with EGR under 25%.

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Rosenbauer and Berlin Fire Dept to develop hybrid fire truck; project eLHF

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Rosenbauer Deutschland, a company of the Rosenbauer Group, and the Berlin Fire Department plan jointly to develop a hybrid electric fire engine in the next two years.

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New Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV for China features GM Tripower propulsion system

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The all-new Cadillac XT4 compact luxury SUV that is coming to China later this month features the all-new General Motors TriPower propulsion system that incorporates multiple innovative technologies, and that is also deployed on the Silverado with a 2.7-liter engine.

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2019 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 offered with new 4-cylinder turbo with Active Fuel Management cylinder deactivation

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An integrated exhaust manifold that is part of the cylinder head assembly and recovers exhaust heat for faster engine and transmission warmup, with quicker turbo response. The camshaft design alters the lift of the intake and exhaust valves.

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New SoCalGas truck loan program for fleets interested in switching from diesel to near-zero natural gas trucks

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NO x exhaust emissions are 90% lower than the current EPA NO x limit of 0.2 Southern California Gas Co. SoCalGas) has launched the new SoCalGas Truck Loan Program.

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BorgWarner supplying global automaker with integrated EGR solution for reduced NOx emissions

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BorgWarner’s EGR system is an effective and cost-efficient inside-the-engine method to significantly reduce NO x emissions by recirculating a controllable proportion of the exhaust gas back into the intake air.

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Volvo Trucks introduces its first electric truck for commercial use; sales and production start next year

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An electric truck without any exhaust emissions can be used in indoor terminals and environmental zones. Volvo Trucks introduced its first battery-electric truck for commercial use: the Volvo FL Electric for urban distribution and refuse operations, among other applications.

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KAIST team develops Rh ensemble catalyst that outperforms commercial diesel oxidation catalyst at low temperatures

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This newly developed ENSs could improve low-temperature automobile exhaust treatment. In particular, the ENSs have superior low-temperature activity even better than commercial DOC, hence they are expected to be applied to automobile exhaust treatment.

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Mazda unveils new Mazda3; first production car to offer Skyactiv-X SPCCI engine with M Hybrid system

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This realizes a finer balance of enhanced fuel economy, quietness and reduced exhaust gases, while also delivering smoother, more robust performance. In Japan, Mazda Motor Corporation hosted the world premiere of the all-new Mazda3.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils Gen4 A-Class; bigger, new engines, focus on content and user experience

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In the partial load range between 1250 and 3800 rpm, and depending on the power requirement, the intake and exhaust valves of the second and third cylinder are closed by valve clearance adjustment. The exhaust system with flap control has the same purpose.

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Solaris introducing new Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid; facelifted electric and hybrid models as well

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At the 14 th International Fair of Public Transport TRANSEXPO in Kielce, 23-25 October 2018, Solaris will introduce the new Solaris Urbino 12 LE lite hybrid. The unit, which fulfills the restrictive EURO 6 exhaust emission standard, delivers 210 HP and 832 N·m torque.

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Dalhousie-led team develops single-atom platinum-gold catalyst; nearly 100-fold increases in efficiency

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Platinum catalysts help deactivate exhaust gases from combustion engines. 2018) “Golden Single-atomic-site Platinum Electrocatalysts.” A Dalhousie University-led team has developed a longer-lasting, higher-efficiency platinum catalyst.

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SEAT introducing first natural-gas-fueled SUV at Paris show: Arona TGI

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Internally, the 1.0-liter engine has been developed to include chrome-nickel covered pistons that incorporate new segments that are modified to use with gas as well as reinforced valves, valve seats, and on the intake and exhaust valves the closing ramps are flattened to increase wear resistance.

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Shell/AirFlow Starship hyper-fuel efficient Class 8 truck to make cross-country run

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Starship uses full synthetic Shell Heavy Duty Engine Oil; Shell Rotella DEF Diesel Exhaust Fluid and Shell ROTELLA Extended Life Coolant; and. Shell has partnered with the Airflow Truck Company to collaborate on a hyper-aerodynamic, fuel-efficient Class 8 concept truck: Starship.

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92 refuse vehicles in Westminster to become Euro VI & ULEZ ready via Eminox/Amminex retrofit

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The combination of using ASDS solid ammonia technology from Amminex and SCR catalyst technology from Eminox has opened the door to addressing the emissions problem even at very low exhaust temperatures on the challenging RCV drive cycle.

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Producing the Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL fuel-cell SUV

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The drive unit consists of 250 components including the fuel cell stack and the cooling, fuel and exhaust systems plus the electronics.

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Mercedes-Benz targeting average diesel NOx of ~30mg/km in RDE Stage 2 tests by 2020; approaching 20mg in following years

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This is made possible by an innovative package of combining engine technology and exhaust-gas aftertreatment, which has been introduced consistently over the past two years as part of the new generation of engines and is continuously being developed further.

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New Mercedes-Benz GLE features 48V active suspension system

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The slim design, together with the physical separation of intake/exhaust, creates space for near-engine exhaust aftertreatment. The new Mercedes-Benz GLE will be presented to the public for the first time at the Mondial de l’Automobile in Paris (4 to 14 October 2018).

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MAHLE developing portfolio of solutions for fuel cell drives in commercial vehicles

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In the flat membrane humidifier, the exhaust and supply air are in cross flow and separated from the membranes. The specifications often require separation of water, gases, and water vapor downstream of the fuel cell—for esthetic reasons, no fluid water should escape from the exhaust air duct.

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Volvo Trucks presents second electric truck model in three weeks: Volvo FE Electric

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This opens the door to new forms of cooperation with cities that target to improve air quality, reduce traffic noise, and cut congestion during peak hours since commercial operations can instead be carried out quietly and without tale-pipe exhaust emissions early in the morning or late at night.

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Dürr building smart and resource-efficient paint shop at San Luis Potosí in Mexico for BMW Group; Industry 4.0

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The fully automatic EcoSmart VEC fresh and exhaust air control ensures air management by leveraging energy on demand: the oven’s energy use is optimally adapted to its workload at any given time.

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Study finds catalyzed gasoline particulate filters effective at reducing particulate and PAH emissions from GDI engines

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Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and nitrated PAHs were quantified in both the vapor and particle phases of the PM, with the GPF-equipped vehicles practically eliminating most of these species in the exhaust.

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INFINITI to reveal Project Black S Prototype in Paris

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The engine’s twin electric turbochargers are fitted with two MGU-H (‘H’ for ‘heat’) units, to harvest heat energy from exhaust gases.

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Study finds that babies in strollers can be exposed to up to 60% more pollution than their parents

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They found that infants in strollers breathe in more polluted air since they are positioned between 0.55m and 0.85m above ground level and vehicle exhaust pipes usually sit within 1m above road level. 2018). “A

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