Cummins unveils 15L hydrogen engine

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At the recent ACT Expo in Long Beach, California, Cummins debuted its 15-liter hydrogen engine. —Srikanth Padmanabhan, President, Engine Business, Cummins Inc. The engine will be a zero-carbon fueled solution for multiple markets. Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

Toyota investing $383M in US engine production

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Toyota will invest $383 million in four of its US manufacturing plants—in Alabama, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee—to support the production of four-cylinder engines, including options for hybrid electric vehicles.

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Aquarius Engines unveils free-piston linear engine operating on 100% hydrogen

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Israel-based Aquarius Engines unveiled a hydrogen-fueled version of its free-piston linear engine new hydrogen engine. The 10kg machine, based on the same technology as the original patented single-piston linear engine, operates exclusively on hydrogen.

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Cummins to introduce 15-liter natural gas engine for North America; basis for hydrogen engine under development

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will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions. —Srikanth Padmanabhan, President, Engine Business, Cummins. Cummins Inc.

China Yuchai launches China’s first operating hydrogen engine for commercial vehicles

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The YCK05 engine is the first operating hydrogen engine for China’s commercial vehicle market, the world’s largest commercial vehicle market. The engine design upgrades the engine structure and its subsystems such as the combustion and gas distribution systems.

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Wärtsilä hits methanol milestone with first newbuild engine order

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The technology group Wärtsilä has received its first order for newbuild methanol-fueled engines. A vessel being built for Van Oord at Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard will be powered by five Wärtsilä 32 engines. @ Engines Methanol Ports and Marine

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LiquidPiston X-engine can run on propane

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The LiquidPiston (LPI) ( earlier post ) team has adapted and demonstrated the X-Mini engine running on propane fuel. A propane tank was connected to the engine through an EFI propane injector, and the engine ignition timing was retarded in the ECU. LPI X-Mini rotary engine.

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Jeep ending sales of internal combustion engine only models in France

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The Jeep is ending the sale in France of non-electrified internal combustion engines (ICE) on all the Renegade and Compass ranges; the Wrangler and the Grand Cherokee being already only available in 4xe plug-in hybrid versions. Customers can order a gasoline or diesel engine until 30 May.

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ORNL team achieves diesel-like efficiency with SI engine

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A team at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has achieved diesel-like efficiency in a single-cylinder spark-ignition (SI) research engine while maintaining compatibility with stoichiometric 3-way catalyst (TWC) systems. The unique high stroke-to-bore engine design (1.5:1)

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Toyota developing hydrogen combustion engine technologies through motorsports

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Toyota Motor Corporation is developing a hydrogen combustion engine in an effort to move toward a carbon-neutral mobility society. Combustion in hydrogen engines occurs at a faster rate than in gasoline engines, resulting in improved responsiveness.

Wärtsilä gas engines to burn 100% hydrogen

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The technology group Wärtsilä is developing the combustion process in its gas engines to enable them to burn 100% hydrogen fuel. Wärtsilä has researched hydrogen as a fuel for 20 years, and has tested its engines with blends of up to 60% hydrogen and 40% natural gas.

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Lexus unveils hydrogen-engined ROV concept

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Lexus revealed a new ROV (Recreational Off-highway Vehicle) Concept, a hydrogen-engined vehicle offering near zero-emissions driving combined with extreme off-road capability. Engines Hydrogen

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Cummins B6.7 Performance Series engine now features stop-start capability

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Specially developed bearings in the engine, along with upgrades to the flywheel ring gear and starter motor, support long life and reliable performance with frequent starts. The engine system was thoroughly tested to confirm its durability for the rigors of Stop-Start operations.

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Ricardo advances hydrogen engine; testing prototype at University of Brighton

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Ricardo has developed a hydrogen-fueled research engine which could offer a renewable, economic and durable technology solution to accelerate zero-carbon emissions in heavy duty trucks, off-highway machines and marine vessels. Engines Heavy-duty Hydrogen

Lexus to debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV Concept at Tokyo Auto Salon

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Lexus will debut the NX PHEV OFFROAD Concept and hydrogen-engined ROV (Recreational Off highway Vehicle) Concept at the Tokyo Auto Salon 2022 held at Makuhari Messe (Chiba City) this weekend. In addition, it is the first Lexus vehicle to use a hydrogen engine.

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies secures $17M in Series A financing

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies , a startup developing net-zero engine technology ( earlier post ), has secured $17 million in Series A financing, which will enable commercialization of the company’s innovative engine technology for the long-haul trucking, agriculture and power generation sectors. Without soot from diesel fuels, compression ignition engines are no longer limited to lean operation and can instead use the chemically correct (i.e.,

2022 Rogue to feature Nissan’s all-new 1.5-liter VC-Turbo variable compression engine

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Nissan introduced a new Rogue SUV for the 2021 model year; for 2022, Nissan is making its best-selling model more powerful, more fuel-efficient and more fun to drive with an all-new, 1.5-liter variable compression (VC) Turbo engine across the Rogue lineup.

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Wärtsilä coordinating EU-funded project to accelerate ammonia engine development

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A consortium of shipping stakeholders aims to develop demonstrators for two-stroke and four-stroke marine engines running on ammonia fuel. Wärtsilä has already proven an engine concept running on blends of up to 70% ammonia so far and will have a concept running on pure ammonia by 2023. The outcomes of the project will include a lab-based demonstrator for the four-stroke ammonia engine, and a lab-based test engine followed by a vessel retrofit for the two-stroke version by 2025.

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WinGD says its engines will be able to run on methanol from 2024 and ammonia from 2025

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Swiss engine designer WinGD, a leading developer of two-stroke low-speed gas and diesel engines used for propulsion power in merchant shipping, said that its engines will be able to run on methanol and ammonia from 2024 and 2025 respectively.

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Cummins begins testing of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine

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Cummins has begun testing a hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engine. Cummins is thrilled about the potential of the hydrogen engine to reduce emissions and provide power and performance for customers. —Srikanth Padmanabhan, President of the Engine Segment. —Jonathon White, Vice-President of Engine Business Engineering. Engines Hydrogen

Honda tests next-generation INDYCAR internal combustion engine; full hybrid unit in 2024

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The current, third-generation IndyCar engines are DOHC 2.2-liter V6 twin-turbo units developing an estimated 550–750 hp depending on the level of boost used. Engines are currently supplied by Chevrolet and Honda. Engines Hybrids Motorsport

US Army awards Cummins $87M contract to deliver the opposed-piston Advanced Combat Engine

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Coupling our opposed-piston technology with Cummins’s robust engine design, manufacturing, and new product introduction capabilities allows us to create a high performing and reliable engine for military operations. Diesel Engines Market Background

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Volkswagen continues to optimize its EA888 workhorse engine; fourth evolution in 2022 Golf GTI and R

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Volkswagen has continued to evolve its small displacement turbocharging technology with each new engine generation. In 2022, the fourth evolution of the EA888 pushes state-of-the-art turbocharged engine design further still; it is one of the most advanced Volkswagen engines ever built.

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ORNL researchers 3D print pistons from aluminum alloy for testing in full-size engine

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Researchers printed pistons made of the alloy for deployment inside of a full-scale engine. The pistons will undergo additional testing inside of a four-cylinder, turbocharged engine. 3D printing Engines Manufacturing Materials

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Omnitek Engineering receives EURO VI-E certification for 13-liter natural gas engine

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Omnitek Engineering Corp. has received EURO VI-E certification for its OT13 heavy-duty natural gas engine. Euro VI-E entered into force on 1 September 2020 in Europe for new types and will apply to all new engines from 1 September 2021. Emissions Engines Natural Gas Regulations

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Werner Enterprises and Cummins partner to integrate Cummins’ 15L natural gas and hydrogen engines

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announced that Werner will begin validation and integration of Cummins’ recently announced 15-liter natural gas and 15-liter hydrogen internal combustion engines in its vehicles ( earlier post ). The 15-liter natural gas engine announced in October of 2021 can be paired with a Cummins Eaton Automated Transmission Technologies Endurant HD Transmission and Cummins Fuel Delivery System, ensuring a purpose-built and fully integrated natural gas powertrain.

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Argonne helps optimize piston bowl design for Caterpillar heavy-duty engines using high-performance computing

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Argonne National Laboratory is helping Caterpillar improve efficiency and reduce emissions in their heavy-duty diesel engines. Heavy-duty diesel engines still power most large vehicles used in the construction, mining and transportation industries in the United States.

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Project Triumph TE-1 prototype revealed; Williams Advanced Engineering battery system

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Williams Advanced Engineering: final iteration of prototype WAE battery pack incorporating dedicated cell packaging for optimum centre of gravity, vehicle control unit, DCDC converter, integrated cooling, charge port, and styled carbon covers.

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Volvo Trucks’ D13 Turbo Compound engine now standard on all VNL models; 6% better fuel economy over 2020 engine

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The enhanced D13 Turbo Compound (D13TC) engine from Volvo Trucks is now standard on all Volvo VNL models, providing enhanced fuel efficiency and reducing overall cost of ownership. Volvo Trucks North America’s latest-generation D13 Turbo Compound engine is now standard on all VNL models.

MAN reports first order for methanol engine within container segment

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MAN Energy Solutions has won the order to supply the world’s first, low-speed, dual-fuel engine to run on methanol within the container segment. The engine will be Tier III-compliant. ME-LGIM engine top. Engines Fuels Market Background Methanol Ports and Marine

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Rolls-Royce starts build of UltraFan aero-engine; 25% fuel efficiency improvement over first generation Trent

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Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest aero-engine, UltraFan. Work on the first module is underway at the DemoWorks facility in Derby, UK, and the demonstrator engine, which has a fan diameter of 140 inches, will be completed by the end of the year.

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Toyota enters hydrogen engine Corolla in another race, with focus on transporting imported hydrogen

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Toyota Motor Corporation is entering a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-powered engine ( earlier post ) at the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Series 2021 Powered by Hankook Round 5 Suzuka S-tai, which takes place this weekend. Improvement of hydrogen-powered engine vehicles.

WinGD and HHI-EMD extend collaboration to develop sustainable two-stroke engine technology

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Marine engine designer and power system integrator WinGD and engine builder Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine Machinery Division (HHI-EMD) will strengthen their collaboration by partnering to develop environmentally sustainable two-stroke engine technology. The cooperation will aim to further enhance WinGD’s dual-fuel, low-pressure X-DF engines. technologies will enable improved engine performance with both LNG and future carbon-neutral fuels.

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McMaster team reviews progress on hybrid-specific engine technologies

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A team from McMaster University in Canada has published a comprehensive review of recent progress in low-temperature combustion (LTC), alternative fuels (AF), over-expansion Atkinson cycle, and waste heat recovery (WHR) techniques as applied to hybrid-specific engines. As a crucial component in hybrid powertrains, the internal combustion engine has important impacts on vehicle performance. Atkinson-cycle engines have been extensively used on HEVs with great fuel-saving performance.

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MIT engineers create 2D polymer that self-assembles into sheets

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Using a novel polymerization process, MIT chemical engineers have created a new two-dimensional polymer that self-assembles into sheets, unlike all other polymers which form one-dimensional chains. Dubbs Professor of Chemical Engineering at MIT and the senior author of the new study.

Rolls-Royce supplying two mtu gas engines for first LNG-hybrid tugboat

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Rolls-Royce is supplying two mtu 16V 4000 M55RN gas engines to Sembcorp Marine Integrated Yard for the construction of the first liquefied natural gas (LNG)-hybrid powered tug. This is the first LNG-hybrid tug to be powered by mtu gas engines. Engines Hybrids LNG Ports and Marine

MAN Energy launches industry consortium to develop medium-speed, ammonia-fueled engine

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Initiated by MAN with partners from industry and research institutes, it aims to define the steps necessary to produce a dual-fuel, medium-speed engine capable of running on diesel-fuel and ammonia. Alexander Knafl, Head of R&D, Four-Stroke Engineering, MAN Energy Solutions.

Hydrogen-engined Corolla to enter Super Taikyu Race in Autopolis

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Toyota Motor Corporation will enter a vehicle equipped with a developmental hydrogen-fueled engine at the five-hour-long Super Taikyu Race in Autopolis, which takes place from 31 July to 1 August 2021. Hydrogen engine Corolla races in the Fuji SUPER TEC 24 Hours Race.

ClearFlame Engine Technologies completes on-road demo of Class 8 truck with Cummins X15 running E98 ethanol

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a a startup developing net-zero engine technology ( earlier post ), successfully completed an on-road demonstration of its proprietary technology that enables a heavy-duty truck diesel engine to operate on low-carbon and carbon-negative fuels, including 100% renewable plant-based fuels. Without soot, compression ignition engines are not limited to lean operation and can instead use the stoichiometric air-fuel ratio.

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Co-Optima FY20 report highlights advances in engines-fuels research

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These include renewable domestic biomass, such as forestry and agricultural waste, which can be combined with petroleum-based fuels to improve vehicles’ carbon footprint and engine performance. Co-Optima Emissions Engines Fuels

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Westport Fuel Systems unveils H2 HPDI fuel system for internal combustion engines for heavy-duty truck applications

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The H 2 HPDI fuel system offers a cost-effective solution with a zero-carbon system, that delivers, tank to tailpipe, up to 98% reduction over diesel, and allows manufacturers to leverage their investment in vehicle drivetrain design, supply chain and manufacturing by continuing to plan around low-carbon hydrogen internal combustion engines. H 2 HPDI Engine Specifications: Power & torque: 20% higher power and torque than the base diesel engine.

Independent study confirms cost savings & emissions advantages for heavy-duty trucks running ClearFlame’s engine technology

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ClearFlame has developed a technology that allows a heavy-duty engine to continue to operate using MCCI-based combustion when fueled on a wider range of fuels, including ethanol. ClearFlame-based engine technology uses MCCI to maintain diesel engine cycle efficiency and torque.

Low-density graphene-based aerogel can reduce aircraft engine noise up to 80%

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The aerogel could be used as insulation within aircraft engines to reduce the 105-decibel roar of a jet engine taking off to a sound closer to that of a hair-dryer. Aviation & Aerospace Emissions Engines Fuel Efficiency Graphene Materials

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