Opposed Cylinder

  • EcoMotors OPOC engine diagram

    History makes fools of us all sometimes, none more so than when we dismiss certain ideas out of hand, only for them to come back years later and eat our words. That's why we're always intrigued by companies claiming to reinvent the engine. One of them might well do so, given the right resources. For EcoMotors, Detroit-based developers of an opposed-piston diesel engine, those resources are being provided in a $200 million deal to build its engines in China. According to Automotive News, EcoMotors' partner Zhongding Power will build a new Chinese plant to build up to 150,000 of the turbodiesel...

  • Pinnacle Engines variable cycle opposed cylinder engine
    Pinnacle Engines Promises Superior Mileage With New Opposed Cylinder Engine

    Throughout the history of the internal combustion engine there have been a multitude of scientists, inventors and entrepreneurs shouting claims about revolutionary new engine designs promising greater efficiency, more power, fewer emissions and lower production and running costs. However, to this...

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