Browsing the "Engines" Category

Next Mazda SkyActive Engine Will Have No Sparkplugs

January 16th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Mazda has developed a new range of compression ignition gasoline engines it says will improve fuel economy by 30% while lowering emissions. The first use of the new HCCI engine will be in the Mazda 3 in 2018.


Elio Motors Forms Partnership With Linamar Corp

May 18th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Elio Motors has formed a new partnership with Canada's Linamar Corp to help produce its proprietary high efficiency three cylinder engine for automotive, marine, and industrial applications.


Under Pressure: Octane and Compression Ratio News

April 14th, 2016 | by Steve Hanley

Engineers at the SAE World Conference heard speakers who advocated for higher octane gasoline and variable length connecting rods that can vary the compression ratio of an engine. Both ideas could reduce carbon emissions and boost fuel economy.



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