Multi-Variable Gasoline Engine For Lowest CO2 Emissions

Cover Story December 2018 RWTH Aachen University FEV Multi-Variable Gasoline Engine Lowest CO2 Emissions
Multi-Variable Gasoline Engine For Lowest CO2 Emissions

The fuel consumption of traditional combustion engines requires continuous reduction to meet future CO2 fleet targets. To this end, FEV and the Institute for Combustion Engines (VKA) at RWTH Aachen University have investigated the potential of following measures in a 1 l turbocharged gasoline direct-injection engine: split exhaust ports, mixed-sequential turbocharging, fully variable valve train on intake and exhaust side, two-stage variable compression, as well as split cooling and a variable oil pump.

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