Team from GM, Ford, FCA reviews how to calculate engine efficiency benefits of high octane fuels
Green Car Congress
AUGUST 25, 2015
Knock and fuel octane rating are becoming increasingly important due to many powertrain design trends including downsizing, downspeeding, cylinder deactivation, and hybridization. … To achieve continued improvement in engine efficiency and CO 2 emissions, it is critical to quantify the roles of fuel octane rating and alcohol content.