Posts Tagged environmental concerns


Posted by on Friday, 18 October, 2013

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Gasoline Direct Technology Looks Promising

Holy slide rule!

Automotive engineers have no end of tricks.

Car makers had to jack up the fuel-efficiency under federal (and California) rules that keep getting tougher. After messing around a little, they came up with a way to inject fuel directly into the combustion chamber. MISTER ScienceAintSoBad is good with that but what about emssions? The newest emissions standard is even lower than the one for 2017 – 2021.

A study in ACS journal Environmental Science & Technology suggests that they are on the right track with the new GDI (gasoline direct injection) technology. The study says the emissions are at or below what’s required.

Matti Maricq is lead author.

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