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Mercedes-Benz OM-654 Aluminum engine

The new Mercedes-Benz four-cylinder diesel engine OM 654

The new four-cylinder diesel unit OM 654 marks the debut of a new family of engines from Mercedes-Benz. High efficiency and reduced emissions ensure that the premium diesel is future-proof while underlining the key role to be played by the diesel engine in achieving the challenging global climate targets. The first all-aluminum four-cylinder diesel engine from Mercedes-Benz

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Infinti V6 3.0liter engine

The new 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo Infiniti engine

The new compact and lightweight 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine is the most advanced V6 engine that Infiniti has ever offered. The 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo is an all-new engine from the new `VR’ powertrain family, born out of the brand’s longstanding heritage of V6 powertrains. The new engine has been engineered to empower the driver and

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New Toyota LAND CRUISER

The new Toyota 2.8l D-4D Global Diesel Engine Technology

Available on 3-door and 5-door new Land Cruiser models, Toyota’s newly developed 2.8l D-4D Global Diesel (GD) engine combines an 11% increase in low speed torque and a 7% increase in maximum torque with a 9% reduction in average fuel consumption. The engine features Toyota’s first-ever urea Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) system that can eliminate

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Bosch solutions for reducing diesel engines emissions

Bosch makes a status on Diesel engines impact on environment

Bosch explains why diesel is crucial to achieving CO2 targets, how to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions, and what impact smokers and tires have on emissions of particulate matter. Paris, London, Stuttgart – air quality is at the focus of debate all over Europe – a debate that often centers on diesel engines. “In Bosch’s view,

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BMW Direct Water Injection Technology on 3-cylinder engine

BMW tries direct water injection in its 3-cylinder gasoline engine

With direct water injection for turbocharged petrol engines, the BMW Group has tried enhancing the capabilities of conventional engine technology through an ongoing process of refinement and improvement. The controlled water injection into the engine cylinders produces a cooling effect that can allow boosts of power and torque, particularly when operating at or near full

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SEAT ACT

Video of the week: Seat ACT technology

A particular technical aspect of the SEAT 1.4l TSI engine is its active cylinder management (ACT). Volkswagen group is the first carmaker to implement this fuel saving cylinder deactivation technology on four-cylinder engines, as it was previously the preserve of large eight or 12 cylinder engines. Shutting down the second and third cylinders during low and

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BorgWarner’s plug top ignition coil

BorgWarner’s plug top ignition coils with integrated electronics

BorgWarner produces plug top ignition coils with integrated electronics at its plant in Ramos-Arizpe, Mexico, for Volkswagen’s third generation 2.0- and 1.8-liter DOHC I4 engines built in Mexico. These engines power the Volkswagen Jetta and Beetle as well as other models designated for the U.S. market. Specifically designed for modern downsized engines, BorgWarner’s compact plug

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Tula Technology’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) technology

Dynamic firing decisions for individual cylinders of gasoline engine

GM Ventures is optimistic that its 2012 equity investment in Silicon Valley-based startup Tula Technology, Inc. will result in a new engine fuel economy technology that could be deployed in future gasoline engine-powered General Motors’ vehicles. Tula’s Dynamic Skip Fire (DSF) technology integrates advanced digital signal processing with sophisticated powertrain controls to create a software-based approach to variable

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Worlwide powertrain technology map

World map of automotive powertrains

Bosch has released a map of the spread and diversity of powertrain technologies around the world. Every fifth new vehicle in Japan is a hybrid, spark-ignition engines predominate in China and diesel holds sway in Europe and India. Gasoline engines Worldwide, gasoline engines are the most popular powertrain. China leads the field: there, nearly 100 percent

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Land rover atpc

Improved engine technology and control for the new Range Rover

Land Rover has announced a series of updates for the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport, further enhancing the luxury and premium sporting SUVs.  The revisions include Land Rover’s innovative All-Terrain Progress Control system, a world-first technology which complements and further improves the Range Rover’s off-road capability. Significant gains in both performance and efficiency are

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New gasoline engine family

The new Hyundai gasoline engines generation

Hyundai Motor is showcasing two new turbocharged petrol direct injected (T-GDI) engines at the Paris Motor Show 2014. Both engines – 1.0-liter and 1.4-liter units which are part of a new generation of engines from the Kappa family – meet growing demand for small capacity, turbocharged engines to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emission without

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Mazda SKYACTIV-D 1.5 diesel engine

The new SKYACTIV-D 1.5l diesel engine

Mazda Motor Corporation has announced that the upcoming all-new Mazda2 (known as Demio in Japan) will feature the SKYACTIV-D 1.5l, a newly developed 1.5-liter clean diesel engine making use of the company’s next-generation SKYACTIV technology. Similarly to the next generation SKYACTIV-D 2.2l clean diesel engine available in models such as the Mazda CX-5, the SKYACTIV-D

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Toyota 1.3-liter gasoline engine

Toyota develops new gasoline engines with Atkinson combustion cycle

Toyota Motor Corporation aims to further increase the environmental performance of its vehicles with a series of newly-developed engines that achieve improved thermal efficiency (Numerical expression showing how much of the thermal energy generated by burning fuel is converted into effective power). The new engines leverage combustion and loss-reduction technologies Toyota has refined in its dedicated

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