In addition to 48V hybrid, VW presents new EA 288 Evo diesel 12V mild hybrid & TGI Evo natural gas engines

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Volkswagen showcased three new drive systems at the Vienna Motor Symposium: the new 48 V mild hybrid system that will debut on the eighth-generation Golf in 2019 ( earlier post ); new high-tech diesel engines that will also be available as hybrid variants; and an advanced natural gas engine.

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Volvo Cars to eliminate diesel engines from the new S60 sedan

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The new Volvo S60 sedan to be launched later this spring will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine option. The company said that the move highlights its commitment to a long-term future beyond the traditional combustion engine. Our future is electric and we will no longer develop a new generation of diesel engines. Diesel Electric (Battery) Engines Hybrids Plug-ins

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Continental Motors Group expands general aviation diesel engine family with new fixed- and rotary-wing variants

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Continental Motors Group is expanding its family of diesel aero engines with the CD-265 and CDR-285 engines. As the other members of the CD-200 family, the CD-265 and CDR-285 are horizontally-opposed (boxer), four-cylinder, direct-injection, air-cooled turbocharged engines.

2017 95

California ARB awards $7M for ultra-low NOx heavy-duty diesel truck demo project with Achates opposed-piston engines

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The project will build and install diesel-fueled two-stroke compression-ignition Achates Power Opposed-Piston Engines into Class 8 demonstration trucks that will be road-road ready in 2019 and operate in fleet service in California in 2020. This program will demonstrate the first diesel engine to comply with the state standard. In addition, the engine will emit 10% less CO 2 than the 2027 federal greenhouse gas requirement. Diesel Emissions Engines Heavy-duty

2018 81

Study finds renewable diesel blends deliver fuel consumption and CO2 benefits in Euro 5 engines

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Researchers from Istituto Motori - CNR in Italy and Eni report in a paper in the journal Fuel that blends of hydrocracked fossil oil (HCK) and Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) as diesel fuels deliver fuel consumption (FC) and CO 2 savings based on the NEDC cycle. The researchers said that, given the strong similarity in combustion system design between Euro 5 and Euro 6 engines, the estimated trends can be considered valid also for Euro 6 vehicles equipped with the same class of engines.

2018 73

Renewable Energy Group launches REG Ultra Clean Diesel; blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel

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Renewable Energy Group launched REG Ultra Clean Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Long Beach. REG Ultra Clean Diesel, among the lowest emission diesel fuels on the market today, is a patent-pending fuel made of a proprietary blend of renewable diesel and biodiesel.

2018 90

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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With the market launch of the new A-Class ( earlier post ), the new diesel engines from Mercedes-Benz are now available from the compact class to the luxury class. We are fully committed to modern diesel engines as part of the drive mix for the future.

2018 98

Mercedes-Benz investing ~€3B in new engine technology; new diesel family, particulate filters for gasoline engines

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billion) in engine technology to ensure further improvements in fuel consumption and emissions in gasoline and diesel engines in current as well as current vehicles, according to Prof. We decided five years ago to invest massively in the further development of diesel technology.

2016 85

BMW makes SCR standard on all diesels in future; more models to receive GPF (including i8); new diesel engine for X3

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BMW is making a number of adjustments to its powertrain lineup from spring 2018, including new diesel aftertreatment systems for its smaller diesel models; gasoline particulate filters on more gasoline models; and a new diesel engine for the X3. BMW ensures maximum effective reduction of diesel NO x emissions from its larger vehicles by using an SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) system. New X3 diesel. Diesel Emissions Engines Transmissions

2018 73

AFRL APTO tests EPS Graflight V-8 diesel for unmanned aircraft; 40% less fuel than typical engine, less vibration

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The high-efficiency aviation diesel engine is a potential replacement for current manned and unmanned aircraft internal combustion engines. The Graflight engine uses a compacted graphite iron (CGI) cylinder block. EPS has been flying its engine on a Cirrus SR22 test bed.

2017 90

Chevrolet introduces second-generation Duramax 4-cylinder diesels; global engine

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New Duramax 4-cylinder diesel. Chevrolet Sales Thailand introduced the new-generation MY14 Duramax four-cylinder turbo-diesel engine in 2.5- The new Duramax engine was engineered in Europe and the US, with global application as one of its developmental objectives.

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Second-generation Audi A7 Sportback features standard 48V MHEV system with gasoline or diesel engines

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TDI (diesel) engine. With either engine, the MHEV system is based on a newly developed 48-volt primary electrical system and a belt alternator starter (BAS) generating up to 12 kilowatts of recuperation power. This helps the engine to heat up quickly following a cold start.

2018 95

Ford’s redesigned Transit Connect Wagon gets 1.5L EcoBlue diesel option in US

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The wagon, which comes in 5- or 7-passenger models, offers a choice between a new 2.0-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine with direct injection with Auto Start-Stop as standard equipment, or the new 1.5-liter EcoBlue diesel, both paired with a new 8-speed automatic.

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BMW unveils latest Efficient Dynamics 3- and 4-cylinder gasoline and diesel engines

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At its Innovation Days 2016 event in Munich, BMW unveiled new versions of its three and four- cylinder gasoline and diesel engines. In addition to this, the full line-up of gasoline and diesel engines feature BMW TwinPower Turbo technology. Gasoline engines.

2016 95

Mercedes-Benz powering ahead with €3B strategic engine initiative; increasing electrification, 48V; diesel and gasoline; cylinder deactivation

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billion) in its strategic engine initiative. The optimization of advanced high-tech engines plays a key role in our road map towards sustainable mobility. The new engines] also need to be designed with a view to all current and future requirements. Coasting with engine off.

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POSTECH, Hyundai team develops new more thermally robust catalyst for NOx reduction with diesel engines

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Andrews in the UK has developed a new, more thermally robust catalyst for NO x aftertreatment systems for diesel engines. This prohibits closer placement of the catalyst to the engine, requiring an aggressive warm-up with extra fuel burning during the cold-start.

2017 85

Opel introduces new 1.5L diesel on Grandland X; Euro 6d-TEMP compliant; up to 4% lower consumption

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Opel is introducing a new advanced diesel in the Grandland X compact sport utility vehicle (SUV). The new 1.5-liter, four-cylinder, turbocharged diesel is more powerful and more economical than the engine it replaces. The new engine is equipped with fuel-saving Start/Stop.

2018 78

Upgraded diesel engine joins Honda Civic line-up in Europe

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A comprehensively revised 120 PS (88 kW) 1.6-liter i-DTEC diesel engine will join the Honda Civic range in Europe from March 2018, offering a combination of performance and efficiency. The new engine is one of the first units to be officially tested under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP) fuel consumption and emissions cycle, which comes into force this year. Diesel

2017 65

Ford’s new Dagenham Diesel EcoBlue engine production line reduces energy and water use by more than 50%

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The new Ford EcoBlue diesel engine production line at Dagenham Engine Plant will reduce water and energy consumption by more than 50%. Water usage per engine will be among the lowest at any Ford manufacturing facility worldwide, delivering an anticipated annual saving of 17.5

2016 98

GM turns to Titan supercomputer for more detailed diesel combustion modeling

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The team presented a paper on their work at the ASME 2017 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference. liter engine cylinder, liquid fuel (shown in red and orange) is converted to fuel vapor under high temperatures during ignition.

2018 114

China Yuchai launches 14 new diesel and natural gas engines to meet upcoming National VI emission standards

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China Yuchai International Limited, a leading manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (GYMCL), launched 14 new engines compliant with China’s more stringent National VI emission standards. GYMCL’s new National VI engines include 10 diesel and 4 natural gas engines with a power range from 100 to 650 horsepower among 3 platforms: S, K, and Y.

2018 60

As expected, 2018 Ford F-150 gets V-6 diesel engine option

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Ford's best-selling full-size pickup truck will be powered by a diesel engine for the first time in its 70-year history. Monday morning, Ford revealed details of the new diesel-powered 2018 Ford F-150 Power Stroke, which it claims will achieve an EPA-estimated fuel-economy rating of 30 mpg highway when it goes on sale this spring. Diesels Power Stroke V-6 Turbodiesels EcoDiesel Ram 1500 EcoDiesel

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Bosch says it has solved diesel NOx problem; as low as 13 mg NOx/km even under RDE; refining existing technologies

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Bosch says that its engineers have refined existing diesel technolgoies to reduce emissions of nitrogen oxides (NO x ) so significantly that they already comply with future limits. There’s a future for diesel. Diesel Emissions Engines

2018 95

Ricardo and Quanchai to collaborate on new diesel engine development; Twin Vortex Combustion System

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Ricardo recently signed an agreement with Anhui Quanchai Engine Co., —one of China’s largest diesel engine makers—to support the development of a new generation common rail diesel engine platform for commercial applications. Diesel Emissions Engines

2016 78

FEV study finds optimizing engine for renewable diesel use reduces fuel consumption and emissions

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A recent study conducted by engineering company FEV, commissioned by Neste Corporation, a leading global producer of renewable diesel, shows that modifying and optimizing engine control parameters to work optimally with pure HVO-type (Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil) renewable diesel—such as Neste MY Renewable Diesel—offers as-yet untapped potential to reduce fuel consumption, CO 2 and other regulated emissions.

2017 60

Peugeot brings BlueHDi diesel engines to Boxer commercial vans; 6-speed manual, Stop & Start

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Peugeot is completing the roll-out of its range of Euro 6 engines with the large van segment. BlueHDi diesel engines ( earlier post ), designed and produced by the PSA Group. Diesel Emissions Engines Europe

2016 78

NYC to use REG renewable diesel in more than 1,000 city vehicles, including many sanitation trucks

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The New York City Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS) will, for the first time, use renewable diesel, a low-emissions, 99% petroleum-free fuel, to power more than 1,000 City government vehicles, including in large vehicles such as sanitation trucks.

2018 98

New MAN Diesel & Turbo ME-GIE two-stroke engine can use VOCs as fuel

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The world’s first ME-GIE ethane-combusting two-stroke engine has been delivered from MAN Diesel & Turbo licensee Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., The Mitsui-MAN B&W 7G50ME-C9.5-GIE is the first engine in a series of three. Engines LPG Natural Gas Ports and Marine

2017 90

SwRI to launch 7th clean diesel engine consortium

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Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) is launching Clean High-Efficiency Diesel Engine VII (CHEDE-VII), the seventh phase of the industry’s longest-running diesel research consortium. Consortium members will select research topics related to low-emission, high-efficiency diesel engine technology. Charles Roberts, a director in SwRI’s Engine, Emissions, and Vehicle Research Division and the program lead. Diesel Emissions Engines

2015 65

A closer look at the basics of Volkswagen Group’s important new 2.0L diesel MDB engine

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The EA288 2.0-liter diesel, prominently showing the closely attached exhaust aftertreatment system. TDI is a turbocharged, common-rail, direct-injection four-cylinder engine based on the Volkswagen Group’s modular diesel toolkit (MDB, Modularen Diesel Baukasten).

2014 120

Nissan reveals Frontier Diesel Runner with 2.8L Cummins turbo diesel; leveraging ATLAS engine program

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Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner Powered by Cummins. At the Chicago Auto Show, Nissan debuted a concept diesel-powered mid-size pickup: the Frontier Diesel Runner Powered by Cummins. Based on a Frontier Desert Runner 4x2 model, was created to gauge the market reaction to a Nissan mid-size pickup with a diesel engine and plot a potential future direction for the Frontier. The baseline engine for the work was a Euro IV-compliant inline 4-cylinder 2.8L engine.

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Background on the 2.0L diesel engines at the core of the Volkswagen emissions testing debacle

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According to the charges, the software, when it detected regulatory testing on a dyno, ran a different, more emissions-stringent engine calibration to meet test requirements than when it detected regular use. able to be sold in all 50 states) diesel. Diesel Emissions Regulations

2015 120

Renault introduces 1.6-liter Twin Turbo diesel engine; leveraging F1 learnings

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Leveraging work done for its F1 engine program ( earlier post ), Renault has introduced the Energy dCi 160 Twin Turbo, its first 1.6-liter diesel engine with twin-turbocharging. Diesel Engines Energy dCi 160 Twin Turbo will be applied in D- and E- segment models.

2014 90

Ford unveils new Focus; 10% better fuel economy; focus on tech; gasoline and diesel

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The new Focus features a broad suite of Ford advanced driver assistance technologies and advanced EcoBoost gasoline and EcoBlue diesel engines offering a 10% fuel-efficiency improvement across the range. Engines. An integrated intake manifold for optimized engine breathing.

2018 90

KOHLER unveils new global emissions platform for KDI diesels

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KOHLER has introduced a new global emissions platform for its award winning KOHLER Direct Injection (KDI) diesel engine line. In the United States, the Tier 4 Final KOHLER KDI engines do not require a DPF. Kohler has manufactured engines for more than 90 years.

2017 78

Cummins announces compatibility with select 100% paraffinic diesel fuels for B4.5, B6.7, L9 engines

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and L9 engine platforms are compatible with 100% renewable diesel fuels meeting the EN 15940 specification (paraffinic diesel fuel from synthesis or hydrotreatment). and L9 platforms and all vintages are approved to use paraffinic diesel fuels in North America. EN 15940 establishes requirements and test methods for marketed and delivered paraffinic diesel fuel containing a level of up to 7% fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) for use in diesel engines.

2017 69

Maxwell Technologies introduces ultracapacitor-based engine start module for medium-duty diesel trucks

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is expanding its ultracapacitor-based Engine Start Module (ESM) product line ( earlier post ) to provide the same benefits to class 3 through 6 medium-duty trucks that it has been offering previously to class 7 and 8 heavy-duty diesel trucks. Batteries Diesel Engines Vehicle Systems

2014 115

ARB study compares in-use NOx emissions from diesel, hydraulic hybrid diesel and LNG refuse trucks

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A team from the California Air Resources Board (ARB), in partnership with the City of Sacramento, has characterized the in-use emissions from model year (MY) 2010 or newer diesel, liquefied natural gas (LNG) and hydraulic hybrid diesel engines during real-world refuse truck operation. The engines were certified to the MY 2010 (0.2 Diesel 1, which was certified at 0.18 Diesel 2 averaged NO x emissions of 0.66

2017 81

Mazda launching updated CX-3 in Japan with new 1.8L diesel

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For both engine options, efforts focused on realizing high levels of both driving pleasure and environmental performance. A new 1.8-liter SKYACTIV-D diesel engine replaces the previous 1.5-liter diesel and improves efficiency and emissions performance in common driving situations. The SKYACTIV-G 2.0-liter gasoline engine adopts the same innovations as in the updated Mazda CX-5 ( earlier post ). Diesel Japan

2018 69

EPS advancing diesel engine for general aviation applications; 30-50% lower fuel consumption than gasoline

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Engineered Propulsion Systems ( EPS ) has developed and is advancing a 4.3-liter, 8-cylinder diesel engine for general aviation (GA) applications. Engine and flight tests are currently underway and EPS expects Federal Aviation Authority approvals during 2017.

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