Mazda announces SKYACTIV-X: gasoline Spark Controlled Compression Ignition

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As part of the new technology to achieve this vision, the company disclosed plans to introduce a next-generation gasoline engine called SKYACTIV-X in 2019. SKYACTIV-X—which Mazda believes will be the first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition—uses a proprietary combustion method called Spark Controlled Compression Ignition (SPCCI). the greatest contribution to reducing carbon dioxide emissions.

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Green Car Reports To Name Best Car To Buy 2013

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Electric cars, hybrids, plug-ins, diesels, CNG- and gasoline-powered vehicles--they can all be green cars, and all are a part of the growing movement to cleaner emissions and better fuel efficiency. Just one of them will be Green Car Reports' Best Car To Buy 2013. On December 10, we'll announce the winner of our third annual Best Car to Buy award

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Mercedes-Benz begins sales of new E 200 NGT BlueEFFICIENCY bi-fuel natural gas vehicle

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This has been modified with the addition of further injectors on the underside of the intake manifold and can run on either natural gas or unleaded premium-grade gasoline. Fuel consumption in gasoline-driven mode has been reduced compared with the predecessor model by 1.2

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DENSO Develops Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor With Improved Temperature Detection Accuracy

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The new sensor, which is located in front of the diesel particulate filter (DPF) and used to control temperature for DPF regeneration, helps reduce harmful diesel emissions and improves fuel efficiency by enabling more precise control of aftertreatment systems.

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Kia unveiling new cee’d GT line with new 1.0L T-GDi and 7-speed DCT at Geneva

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In addition to a range of visual upgrades, the new cee’d GT Line features the debut of Kia’s all-new downsized 1.0-liter T-GDi (turbo gasoline direct injection) “Kappa” engine and new seven-speed dual-clutch transmission in Europe.

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2019 Nissan Altima features VC-Turbo variable compression ratio engine, AWD, ProPILOT Assist

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Replacing the previous-generation Altima’s 3.5-liter V6 engine is the world’s first production-ready variable compression turbo inline 4-cylinder ( earlier post )—which generates the performance of some V6 gasoline engines but with 4-cylinder level fuel economy.

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New Ford S-MAX first worldwide to offer Intelligent Speed Limiter

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The all-new S-MAX will be offered with TDCi diesel and EcoBoost gasoline engines for quiet, effortless cruising, and CO 2 emissions reduced by up to 7%. Ford’s lean NO x trap exhaust after-treatment system helps deliver cleaner emissions.

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Nissan Updates on Nissan Green Program 2010; New Vehicle CO2 Needs to Be Reduced 90% by 2050

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Along with the mid-term NGP 2010 plan, originally announced in December 2006, Nissan is reviewing its long-term CO 2 emissions-reduction scenarios. Nissan estimates—based on the findings of AR4—that the CO 2 emissions of all new vehicles in 2050 would need to be reduced by 90% compared to the 2000 level. Based on this scenario, Nissan will conduct a review of its road map for CO 2 emissions reduction of new vehicles and reflect it in the next mid-term environmental action plan.

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