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The Internal Combustion Engine Is Not Dead Yet

The Internal Combustion Engine Is Not Dead Yet

Among all the world’s uncertainties, at least one matter seems settled: Batteries and electric motors will have a major role in powering the cars and trucks of our future. What is far less certain is how large that role will be, or how quickly the shift to
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Mazda says new engine will get much higher mileage

  While some automakers are moving heavily into electric engine technology, Mazda continues to tinker with the internal combustion engine. It says it's figured out how to make it a lot more efficient. The secret, according to Mazda, is compression
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US Turbo Engine use at Record High

The use of turbocharged engines in U.S.-market light vehicles continued on an upward path in the ’17 model year, an exclusive WardsAuto survey shows. They were installed in a record 27.6% of cars and light trucks built in the ’17 model run through March
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Melett Turbochargers

A Turbo Revolution

Jonathan Sampson of Automate, looks at the controversy surrounding the introduction of the turbocharger into the modern day vehicle and considers the tussle between personality and performance. Source: pmmonline.co.uk, July 25th 2017 Read more:
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One millionth Porsche 911 rolls off production line

How Turbocharging changed Porsche forever

  The naturally aspirated flat-six has always had a special place in the hearts of Porsche purists. If the engine is cooled by God's good air, then it is even more heartwarming. The connection between man and machine is just more pure without forced
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Computer Mod Causes Turbo Damage

A not-uncommon cause of engine failure in newer vehicles is the use of non-factory software to increase the turbocharger boost pressure beyond factory set limits, possibly with a chip or a ‘tune’ that runs the engine to make more horsepower, by basically
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