Industry Articles

Cummins Boost Turbo Range

As Cummins Turbo Technologies targets improved efficiency, they have recently launched a new turbocharger for 16 Litre engines and larger. The new Series 900 turbocharger can help improve efficiency by up to 10%. [Source: Diesel Progress International, February

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New entry-level engines

BMW are to launch a new 218i Coupé, which will debut their three-cylinder petrol engine, powered by TwinPower Turbo technology   [Source: Engine Technology International, March 2015]

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Variable Geometry Turbochargers

Developed in 1951, the variable geometry turbocharger contributed a responsiveness that boosted diesels' performance and efficiency. Turbocharging has long been used to improve performance in both commercial and passenger vehicle applications, but increasing control

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Clean diesel cars – US

As clean diesel cars gain popularity in the US industry experts are predicting a 17.8% increase of market share by 2023. This surge in market share will be led by the sales of new light-duty vehicles hitting the market.   [Source: Diesel Technology Forum,

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Global diesel engine sales

Industry analysts have predicted that global diesel engine sales are forecast to rise 7.7% each year until 2017. Higher production of medium and heavy trucks, and buses and off highway machinery, will combine with a rebound in light vehicle output in western Europe and

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Fiat 500 Turbo

Fiat is adding a midlevel model, the 500 Turbo, to its U.S. lineup for 2013. The car will get a turbocharged 1.4-litre MultiAir engine rated at 135 hp and 150 lb-ft of torque. It will have larger brake rotors, sport-tuned springs and shocks and a rear spoiler, and has

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New Audi 1.8 TFSI

In addition to many other new features, the monoscroll turbo features electric wastegate actuation for quicker response and better gas sealing. Active control means that it can be opened at part-load, reducing backpressure and catalyst light-off time… The cast

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BMW Triple – Turbo Diesel

When two turbos were no longer enough, BMW applied three. The outcome – a 2,993cc straight-six diesel with three turbochargers supplying 4bar of boost. The engine generates 740Nm from 2,000rpm, revs to  5,400rpm and, in the M550d, emits only  165g/km of carbon

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