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Submission + - Diesel-Like Engine Could Boost Fuel Economy By Half (technologyreview.com) 1

bonch writes: Autoparts manufacturer Delphi has developed a diesel-like ignition engine running on gasoline, providing a potential 50 percent efficiency improvement over existing gas-powered engines. Engineers have long sought to run diesel-like engines on gasoline for its higher efficiency and low emissions. Delphi's engine, using a technique called gasoline-direct-injection compression ignition, could rival the performance of hybrid automobiles at a cheaper cost.
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Diesel-Like Engine Could Boost Fuel Economy By Half

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  • No matter how that margarine taste like butter, it just ain't butter

    Same thing

    A "diesel-like" engine that runs on gasoline just isn't the same as a well-tuned diesel engine

    Cut the craps, guys

    Stop wasting energy on producing diesel-like engine

    Put your time and effort on improving the real diesel engine and make it even more efficient

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