Cylinder Deactivation

 
Ford Applies Cylinder Deactivation Even To 3-Cylinder Engines For Fuel Efficiency

Ford Applies Cylinder Deactivation Even To 3-Cylinder Engines For Fuel Efficiency

Cylinder deactivation can help boost the fuel economy of a car or truck by shutting down some of its engine's cylinders under light loads. But what happens when engineers try to add that feature to an engine that doesn't have that many cylinders to start with? The turbocharged Ford 1.0-liter... read more

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2010 Volkswagen Polo

Volkswagen’s New Engine Turns Off Cylinders To Save You Gas

You may not know this, but internal combustion engines are only efficient during a tiny part of their total operating range. And that means when driving at lower speeds when... read more March 9, 2012 by  3


 

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