gasoline engines

 
How Mazda's SkyActiv-X engine, based on HCCI, actually works (video)

How Mazda's SkyActiv-X engine, based on HCCI, actually works (video)

Earlier this month, Japanese automaker Mazda laid out its future powertrain strategy and dropped a massive announcement in the process. In 2019, Mazda will introduce a gasoline-powered Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition engine, dubbed Skyactiv-X, that the automaker promises will offer huge... read more

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2015 Mazda CX-5 GT

Mazda Predicts Further 30-Percent Efficiency Gain For Next SkyActiv Engines

While other manufacturers have turned to turbocharging and hybrids to boost fuel economy, Mazda has tried to squeeze the most it can out of unassisted internal-combustion... read more September 21, 2015 by


 
BMW turbocharged 1.5-liter three-cylinder engine

Conventional Gasoline Engines A Minority In 2 Years? Not So Fast...

Progress must be coming at a much faster pace than we thought: Conventional gasoline engines will power only a minority of the new cars sold just two years hence, according... read more January 7, 2015 by


 
2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI Six-Month Road Test

Diesel Vs Small Turbo Gas Engines: Does Real-World MPG Matter?

As fuel efficiency standards tighten continuously between now and 2025, buyers will have more powertrain options to chose from. And many have suggested there's a battle... read more April 3, 2013 by 10


 
VW logo and sign at opening of Volkswagen engine plant in Silao, Mexico

For Greener Cars, Don't Count The Gasoline Engine Out Yet

Plug-in electric cars get a lot of press, perhaps more than their current sales might warrant. It's clear to industry analysts that the proportion of plug-ins among new cars... read more January 17, 2013 by 16


 

 
 

 
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