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Inside the ECU

603 Views July 20, 2016

In 1885 Gottlieb Daimler built what many consider the first gas-fueled internal combustion engine (ICE). Since then engineers have made ICEs vastly more powerful, efficient, and clean. Still, there’s lots of room for improvement: Smart-engine technology can drastically boost power and efficiency while reducing emissions even further.

How? It’s all in the timing.

Modern gasoline ICEs have four cycles: Intake, …

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by Andrew Roberts