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

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Knock and fuel octane rating are becoming increasingly important due to many powertrain design trends including downsizing, downspeeding, cylinder deactivation, and hybridization. … The concept of an “effective octane number” calculates overall knock resistance of fuel in modern engines, including the effects of charge cooling. Shelby, and William M.

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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 Fusion and Fusion Hybrid. 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500.

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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 Fusion and Fusion Hybrid. 2010 Ford Mustang and Shelby GT500. 2010 Mercury Milan and Milan Hybrid.

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