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"Death of the internal combustion engine" is now a thing

"Death of the internal combustion engine" is now a thing

The very first working four-cycle internal-combustion engine was invented by Niklaus Otto in 1876, and in due course it changed the world. A quarter of a century later, gasoline engines, steam-powered vehicles, and electric drive competed on an equal basis, but by 1915, it was clear the gasoline... read more

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Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s V-4 engine

Electrification, sure, but gasoline engines will endure: supplier

Increasingly stiff limits on carbon emission and minimum fuel economy in most of the world's car markets mean that more plug-in electric cars must be sold. With battery costs... read more March 22, 2016 by


 
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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