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Team from GM, Ford, FCA reviews how to calculate engine efficiency benefits of high octane fuels

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The concept of an “effective octane number” calculates overall knock resistance of fuel in modern engines, including the effects of charge cooling. In all engines, including the existing on-road fleet, fuel with higher octane ratings can enable more advanced spark timing and combustion phasing under knock-limited conditions. Shelby, and William M.

Ford Announces 2.0L EcoBoost Engine; First Production EcoBoost with TI-VCT

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EcoBoost engine at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit in January, Ford had also shown a Lincoln C (C-size) concept car powered by a 1.6-liter, four-cylinder EcoBoost engine mated to a dual-clutch Powershift Transmission. engine in the concept featured twin independent variable camshaft timing (TI-VCT)—a powertrain system also being used in the production 2.0L 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500. The 2.0-liter EcoBoost I-4 Ti-VCT. Click to enlarge.

Ford announces second member of EcoBoost family

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EcoBoost engine made its debut at the Detroit Motor Show in January, it was shown with a Lincoln C concept car powered by a 1.6litre, four cylinder EcoBoost engine mated to a powershift transmission. With the variable camshaft timing the intake and exhaust cams vary independently improving airflow through the engine. 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500.