Yuchai ignites 16L hydrogen engine

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The Yuchai YCK16H hydrogen-fueled engine was successfully ignited in Yulin, Guangxi. The engine, with a displacement of 15.93 liters and a maximum horsepower of 560 hp, is the largest hydrogen-fueled engine with the largest displacement and horsepower in China.

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


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WinGD and HSD Engine collaborate to deliver methanol-fueled two-stroke engines

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Swiss marine power company WinGD and Korean engine builder HSD Engine have initiated a Joint Development Project (JDP) to advance the development of WinGD’s methanol-fueled big-bore engines. Sulzer started diesel engine manufacturing in 1903 in Winterthur.

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BMW Group to lead €19.5M HyCET project consortium on hydrogen combustion engine trucks

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The German Federal Ministry for Digital and Transport (BMDV) approved the funding application for the consortium research project HyCET (Hydrogen Combustion Engine Trucks) led by the BMW Group. H2 is DEUTZ’s first ready-for-the-market hydrogen engine.

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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Rolls-Royce releasing mtu rail engines for sustainable fuels

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Rolls-Royce is releasing mtu rail engines for use with sustainable fuels. The mtu Series 1800 engines which are used in mtu PowerPacks, as well as Series 1300 and 1500 for locomotives and multi-purpose vehicles, are already approved for use with synthetic fuels such as HVO.

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HyMethShip seeks to fuel ship engines with hydrogen from methanol

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The EU-funded HyMethShip project developed a system that innovatively combined a membrane reactor, a CO 2 capture system, a storage system for CO 2 and methanol as well as a hydrogen-fueled combustion engine to power ships. Engines Fuels Hydrogen Hydrogen Storage Methanol Ports and Marine

Werner Enterprises signs letter of intent to secure 500 Cummins X15H hydrogen engines

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Werner Enterprises, a premier transportation and logistics provider, has signed a letter of intent to purchase 500 Cummins’ 15-liter hydrogen internal combustion engines upon availability. —Jim Nebergall, General Manager, Cummins Hydrogen Engine Business.

MAN Engines puts first dual-fuel hydrogen-powered engines for workboats into operation

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MAN Engines recently put its first two dual-fuel hydrogen-powered engines for work boats into serial operation. The engines are twelve-cylinder diesel engines of type MAN D2862 LE448, each with an output of 749 kW (1019 hp) at 2100 rpm. Hydrocat engine room.

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Hydrogen Opposed Piston Engine Working Group formed

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Several organizations, encompassing companies, research labs, and academia, have formed the Hydrogen Opposed Piston Engine Working Group. The Working Group consists of members undertaking research and development in the field of hydrogen combustion in an opposed-piston engine. —James Turner, Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Clean Combustion Research Center, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST). Engines Hydrogen Market Background

Purem by Eberspaecher introduces efficient exhaust technology for hydrogen engines

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Purem by Eberspaecher is introducing efficient exhaust technology for hydrogen engines. The H 2 -ICE exhaust system for hydrogen engines from Purem by Eberspaecher. Emissions Engines Hydrogen

MAN launches new dual-fuel engine

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MAN Energy Solutions has launched its MAN 49/60DF engine type at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg. Increasingly, it is crucial for new vessels to be driven by engines that provide options for emission compliancy over the vessel’s lifetime. Engines Fuels Market Background Ports and Marine

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Cummins and Versatile partner to bring 15L hydrogen engines to ag market

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Cummins and Canada-based Buhler Industries , a leading tractor manufacturer under the Versatile brand, signed a letter of intent for plans to integrate the Cummins 15-liter hydrogen engines in Versatile’s equipment to lead the decarbonization of the agriculture market.

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PACCAR to offer Cummins X15N natural gas engine in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks

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PACCAR will work with Cummins to offer the new Cummins X15N natural gas engine ( earlier post ) in Kenworth and Peterbilt trucks. The X15N is the first natural gas engine to be designed specifically for heavy-duty truck applications with up to 500 horsepower output.

Researchers capture first images of CO2 emissions from commercial aircraft engine using chemical species tomography

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Researchers have used a novel near-infrared light imaging technique to capture the first cross-sectional images of carbon dioxide in the exhaust plume of a commercial jet engine. Until now it has been impossible to image turbine combustion on test rigs containing a large airplane engine.

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Rolls-Royce announces new hydrogen engine program; updates on hybrid-electric research

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Rolls-Royce is planning a comprehensive series of rig and engine tests to prove hydrogen can safely and efficiently deliver power for small-mid size aircraft from the mid-2030s onwards. Artist’s impression of a hydrogen engine ground test.

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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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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SwRI engineers develop near-zero emissions diesel engine technology; 90% reduction of NOx

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Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NO x ) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption. Diesel Emissions Engines Regulations

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GAC unveils new higher energy density LFP battery, 1.5L hydrogen engine

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hydrogen-fueled engine for the first time, positioned as an element in the hybrid system. The hydrogen engine features a hydrogen consumption of 0.84kg/100km. GAC’s first hydrogen engine using hydrogen direct injection technology was successfully ignited in September 2021.

ClearFlame Engine Technologies hits multiple manufacturing, customer pilot, and fueling milestones

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ClearFlame Engine Technologies, a company developing net-zero engine technology ( earlier post ), has hit a number of key milestones through multiple partnerships with customers, manufacturers, and fuel providers. Conversions Diesel Engines Ethanol Fuels Heavy-duty

Airbus to test CFM open-fan engine on A380 testbed

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Provisionally the plan is for CFM to perform engine ground tests, along with flight test validation at GE Aviation’s Flight Test Operations center in Victorville, California. In the mid-1980s GE developed and flight-tested the GE36 “Unducted Fan” (UDF) engine demonstrator.

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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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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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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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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.

Hyliion and Cummins optimizing Cummins ISX12N natural gas engine as generator for Hypertruck ERX powertrain

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Hyliion and Cummins are partnering to optimize the Cummins natural gas engine as the generator for the Hyliion Hypertruck ERX powertrain ( earlier post ). g/bhp-hr, a 90% reduction from engines operating at the current EPA NO x limit of 0.2

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Raven SR waste-to-hydrogen plant in California to be powered by INNIO Jenbacher’s Ready-for-H2 engines

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Raven SR plans to use INNIO’s Jenbacher engines [60 Hz] with a “Ready for H2” option to produce renewable energy. INNIO’s Jenbacher engines will allow the Raven facility to generate a significant amount of their own electricity, reducing demand on California’s electrical grid.

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Chevron, Cummins team on renewable natural gas engine demonstration with Walmart

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demonstration of Cummins’s new 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks ( earlier post ). As part of the agreements, Walmart will provide heavy-duty trucks for Cummins to integrate with the new 15-liter natural gas engine, the X15N, which runs on compressed natural gas (CNG).

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 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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BMW to begin testing BMW M Hybrid V8 with P66/3 engine

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The BMW M Hybrid V8 is powered by the P66/3 eight-cylinder turbo engine with supplementary electric drive. The combustion engine is based on the DTM unit used in the BMW M4 DTM in 2017 and 2018. BMW M Hybrid V8 engine. Specifications for the P66/3 engine in the BMW M Hybrid V8.

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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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WinGD and Hyundai Heavy Industries collaborate on ammonia two-stroke engine development

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WinGD and Hyundai Heavy Industries’ Engine Machinery Division (EMD) are to collaborate on delivering the first WinGD engine capable of running on ammonia. Under an MOU (Memo of Understanding) signed during the Posidonia exhibition on 7 June, the two parties will aim to deliver a first engine by 2025, in line with WinGD’s previously announced timeframe for bringing ammonia engines to market. Ammonia Engines Ports and Marine

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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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

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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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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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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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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