New TNGA Dynamic Force 2.0L engine for 2019 Corolla Hatchback smaller, more powerful than 1.8L

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The all-new TNGA-based powertrain features the 2.0-liter Dynamic-Force direct-injection inline four-cylinder engine (M20A-FKS) ( earlier post ) with gains in power, fuel efficiency, and cleaner emissions. Emissions Engines Fuel Efficiency

2018 98

Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines to power four new LNG carriers

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The technology group Wärtsilä, through its joint venture company CSSC Wärtsilä Engine (Shanghai) Co (CWEC), has been contracted to deliver 16 engines for four new LNG carrier vessels being built at the Hudong Zhonghua shipyard in China. Their total power output will be 56 MW.

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Achates Power and Aramco Services Company partner on opposed-piston engine projects; Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI)

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Achates Power, Inc. The first result of this agreement is the demonstration vehicle that will be shown at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS): a light-duty truck with an Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI) Engine. Achates Power 2.7L OP engine.

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2018 Volkswagen Tiguan powered by 2.0L EA888 Gen3B engine

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The all-new 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives in US dealerships this summer powered by the most advanced version yet of Volkswagen’s EA888 four-cylinder engine, the Gen3B. Audi engineers described the development of the Gen3B at the Vienna Motor Symposium in 2015.

2017 85

BASF and bse Engineering sign development agreement to transform CO2 and renewable electricity into methanol; power-to-methanol

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BASF and bse Engineering have signed an exclusive joint development agreement for BASF to provide custom-made catalysts for a new chemical energy storage process. Source: bse Engineering. Knapsack KG, led by bse Engineering.

2017 78

DOE awarding $12M for early-stage research for natural gas engines and off-road fluid power systems

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) is awarding $12 million to support early-stage research for natural gas engines and off-road fluid power systems. Of this, $4 million goes to three new cost-shared research projects focused on medium- and heavy-duty, on-road natural gas engines and $3 million goes to support two new cost-shared research projects for advancing fluid power systems for off-road vehicles. Engines Heavy-duty Natural Gas

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Rüsselsheim Engineering Center developing next four-cylinder gasoline engine generation for Groupe PSA; optimized for hybrids

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The Rüsselsheim Engineering Center will take on the global responsibility for the development of the next-generation of high-efficiency gasoline engines for all Groupe PSA brands (Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles, Opel and Vauxhall). The next generation of four-cylinder engines will be optimized for operation in combination with electric motors and will be used in the drive train of hybrid systems. —Opel’s Managing Director Engineering, Christian Müller.

2018 69

Achates Power building 2.7L opposed-piston light-duty engine; exceeding CAFE 2025, Tier 3 targets at lower cost

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six-piston) light-duty version of its opposed piston engine (OPE) in both diesel- and gasoline-fueled versions. Achates will demonstrate the engine in 2018 in a driveable light-duty truck. The 30-50% improvement metric encompasses both gasoline and diesel variants of the OP engine.

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UK’s APC awards Dearman-led consortium £6M for development of Dearman Engine; clean, cold power

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A consortium, led by Dearman, the clean cold and power technology company, has been awarded £6 million (US$7.9 The Dearman Engine can deliver significant improvements to the fuel efficiency of HGVs and buses, helping to significantly reduce emissions of NO x , particulate matter and CO 2.

2016 101

Ferguson Marine and partners to develop renewables-powered hydrogen ferry: EU-funded HySeas III project

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Port Glasgow-based Ferguson Marine Engineering Limited has successfully led a European consortium in a bid for EU funding support for the building and launch of the first sea-going car and passenger ferry fueled by Hydrogen. Hydrogen produced from renewable electricity will be used to fuel Ballard FCveloCity-HD 100-kilowatt fuel cell power modules, which will provide zero-emission primary propulsion power for the ferry. Fuel Cells Hydrogen Ports and Marine Power Generation

2018 65

Scania testing engines running on untreated biogas and landfill gas

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In collaboration with Linköping-based energy recovery specialists Tekniska verken, Scania Engines is currently testing one of its engines using raw gas, biogas that is untreated—i.e., The unit is switchable between 1,500/1,800 rpm to produce between 333 kW and 426 kW prime power.

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OP engine developer Achates Power closes $29.8M Series D; OGCI Climate Investments comes onboard

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Achates Power, the developer of next-generation two-stroke compression-ignition opposed-piston (OP) engines ( earlier post ) announced that OGCI Climate Investments has invested in the company’s Series-D round. This investment closes the Series-D offering through which Achates Power has raised $29.8 At Achates Power, we are committed to continuing to advance the high-efficiency and low-emissions capabilities of the Opposed-Piston Engine and to bring it to market.

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Nissan introduces series-hybrid powertrain with Note e-POWER in Japan; small pack, small engine, LEAF motor, low price

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In Japan, Nissan Motor introduced its new series-hybrid drive system called e-POWER along with its application in the Note. This marks the first availability of e-POWER technology for consumers, marking a milestone in the electrification strategy under Nissan Intelligent Mobility.

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LiquidPiston unveils 70cc rotary gasoline engine prototype embodying HEHC; power dense, low-vibration

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LiquidPiston X1 engine features three separate combustion chambers creating 3 power strokes per revolution for high power density. The compact engine with a 4-lb (1.8 In prototype testing, the spark-ignited X Mini engine has shown high power density, producing 3.5

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Hurtigruten to contract Rolls-Royce to upgrade nine cruise ships from diesel to hybrid gas power

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Norwegian expedition cruise operator Hurtigruten has signed a Letter of Intent with Rolls-Royce for a major environmental upgrade program to hybrid power. The ships will completely change their power system with the installation of new Rolls-Royce LNG-engines as part of a new hybrid system.

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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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Cummins and Achates Power awarded $47.4M NAMC contract to develop advanced combat vehicle engine

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million contract from the National Advanced Mobility Consortium ( NAMC ) to develop and demonstrate a technologically advanced engine for the next generation of US combat vehicles. Cummins and Achates plan to reach these goals by reducing heat rejection by 21% compared to current Cummins-supplied combat vehicle engines. In addition, the project wants to improve power density by more than 50%, and reduce fuel use by 13% compared to current typical combat vehicle engines.

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Achates Power testing shows transient capabilities of opposed piston engine

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Test results also showed that the air system control flexibility and robust combustion system that Achates Power developed for the OP engine can be used to achieve high exhaust gas temperatures for a diesel engine at idle-like speeds and load, thereby assisting catalyst light-off.

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Achates Power secures fifth OEM contract for opposed-piston 2-stroke CI engines; 3-cylinder configurations under test

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Achates Power, Inc., the developer of a family of efficient compression-ignition opposed-piston two-stroke (OP2S) engines ( earlier post ) has secured another contract with a leading global OEM. During 2014, Achates Power’s annual revenue has increased by more than 300%.

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Achates showcases 2.7L, 3-cylinder opposed piston gasoline compression ignition engine in F-150; estimated 37 mpg combined

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At the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), Achates Power and new development parter Aramco Services ( earlier post ) showcased a Ford F-150 fitted with a 3-cylinder, 2.7-liter Opposed-Piston Gasoline Compression Ignition (OPGCI) engine. OP Engine.

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Mercedes-Benz unveils Gen4 A-Class; bigger, new engines, focus on content and user experience

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All models of the new A-Class are also powered by new diesel and gasoline engines. New, efficient gasoline and diesel engines. All the new A-Class models are powered by new, efficient engines: two new four-cylinder gasoline engines are available at market launch.

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ORNL team finds catalytic EGR reforming can decrease fuel consumption 8% in gasoline engine

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Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have used on-board catalytic fuel reforming to increase the brake efficiency of a multicylinder, stoichiometric spark-ignited (SI) engine by increasing EGR dilution tolerance. The geometry of the engine could be optimized.

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Mercedes-Benz Trucks boosts power, lowers emissions and fuel consumption with latest generation OM 470 engine

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At the upcoming IAA this fall, Mercedes-Benz Trucks will showcase the latest generation of the OM 470 six-cylinder in-line engine, which incorporates numerous new developments to achieve a further reduction in fuel consumption of up to 5%. kW per liter of engine capacity (42.7

2016 78

New protonic ceramic fuel cell addresses power density and stability issues

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The peak power densities of the resulting fuel cells exceed 500?mW It is widely recognized that high-power operation in this temperature regime is key to lowering fuel cell costs. However, only a handful of studies report peak power densities of PCFCs exceeding 200mW cm ?2

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Ricardo forms company to commercialize cryogenic split-cycle engine: CryoPower

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Ricardo has created a company—Dolphin N2 Ltd—to commercialize its CryoPower cryogenic split-cycle engine technology ( earlier post , earlier post.) Engines Fuel Efficiency Heavy-duty

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Dearman doubling size of tech center for engine powered by liquid nitrogen

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Dearman, the clean cold technology company, will double the size of its technology center ahead of further trials of its engine powered by liquid nitrogen. The Dearman Engine is zero emission, emitting no NO x or particulate matter (PM), and delivering significant carbon dioxide savings compared to diesel. The first application of the technology is a zero-emission alternative to diesel powered transport refrigeration units (TRUs).

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Scania launches new 13-liter natural gas engine

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liters) natural gas engine, based on Scania’s well-proven inline 6-cylinder, 13-liter engine. FPT Industrial also recently introduced its newest and most powerful natural engine, the 13-liter Cursor 13 Natural Gas, specially developed for long-haul missions.

2017 78

Dearman begins on-vehicle testing of Gen 2 transport refrigeration system powered by liquid air engine; lighter, more efficient

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The system is powered by an innovative, liquid nitrogen Dearman engine, which replaces the standard diesel engine. Since then the Dearman engine has been re-designed and it is already proving to be 30% lighter, 30% smaller, and 30% more efficient than its predecessor.

2015 98

Toyota introducing new powertrain units based on TNGA; transmissions, engine, hybrid system, 4WD

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The basic function of any transmission system is to achieve transmission efficiency, high-efficiency engine ranges, and highly responsive gear changes. Both powerful and rhythmic acceleration are realized. The new Dynamic Torque Vectoring AWD system is used in gasoline engine vehicles.

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Achates Power awarded $14M military single-cylinder engine project; partnering with Cummins

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Achates Power, Inc., the developer of a family of two-stroke compression-ignition opposed-piston engines ( earlier post ), has been awarded a $14-million project by the National Advanced Mobility Consortium to support research and development work of the US Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC). In December 2012, TARDEC had awarded Achates Power, Inc. and AVL Powertrain Engineering, Inc. David Johnson, CEO, Achates Power.

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Audi steps up research into carbon-neutral synthetic fuels with new e-diesel pilot plant; power-to-liquids

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The pilot facility offers scope for sector coupling, in other words combining the energy sectors power, heat and mobility, and makes it possible to store renewable energy. Audi e-diesel has the potential to make conventional combustion engines operate almost CO2-neutrally.

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China Yuchai announces delivery of 200 buses powered by YC6J210N-52 hybrid natural gas engines

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and all powered by GYMCL’s YC6J210N-52 hybrid natural gas engines were recently delivered to Baotou Bus in the city of Baotou in Inner Mongolia. The YC6J210N-52 hybrid gas engine is a turbocharged 6-cylinder engine with a displacement of 6.5 Baotou Bus has a total of about 1,200 buses, of which over 1,000 buses are powered by GYMCL’s engines.

Buick launches new $12.9k Excelle in China with new engine and start/stop; 30% improved fuel economy over predecessor

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Ecotec engine that is characterized by high efficiency, reliability and durability, and low fuel consumption. It generates maximum power of 79 kW and maximum torque of 133 N·m. Its power per liter is 2.7 engine in the previous Excelle. Matching the engine is an efficient Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). China Engines Fuel EfficiencyBuick has introduced the new-generation Excelle to its China lineup.

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New engines in Porsche 911 Carrera boost power and torque; almost 12% more efficient

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The new Porsche 911 Carrera features a set of new engines that increase power and torque while also decreasing fuel consumption. The completely new engine generation with bi-turbo charging offers 370 hp (272 kW) at the rear of the 911 Carrera and 420 hp (309 kW) in the 911 Carrera S.

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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.

2018 104

DARPA awards LiquidPiston $2.5M to advance further X4 rotary engine prototype

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million to continue development of a new, patented, high-efficiency, lighter-weight rotary engine. The X4 is designed for extremely high specific power, with an objective of 1.5 hp/lb, making it up to ten times (10x) more powerful than a standard diesel engine with the same weight.

2016 153

Renault presents new 1.3L TCe engine at Geneva; co-developed with Daimler; ~1M units per year

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TCe engine, co-developed by the Alliance and Daimler, at the Geneva Motor Show. The new 1.3-liter powerplant combines greater driving enjoyment with higher torque at low engine speeds, plus higher, more consistent torque at higher revs and lower fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions.

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Nissan e-Power series hybrid builds on electric-car expertise

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The company's new e-Power hybrid system, demonstrated in a Nissan Note hatchback, contains a gasoline engine and an electric traction motor. But unlike the power-split hybrids used by Toyota and others, Nissan's system propels the wheels solely. series hybrid youtube e-Power

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Volkswagen Millerized 1.5 TSI ACT BlueMotion gasoline engine offers diesel-like fuel economy; derivatives may be applied in hybrid systems

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Volkswagen has developed and deployed a gasoline engine that offers diesel-like fuel economy but is significantly cheaper to buy. This enables further reduced fuel consumption and emission levels plus powerful torque even at low engine speeds.

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UC Irvine engineers develop powerful millimeter-wave signal generator; potential for 5G and V2X

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The UCI engineers who created the technology said that tests in their lab have shown it to have the highest power and efficiency ever recorded in such a radiating element while exhibiting the lowest noise (interference from other sources of radiation).

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