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Mazda engine could prolong life of ICEs, improve hybrids

Mazda engine could prolong life of ICEs, improve hybrids

Mazda engine uses combustion ignition technology Mazda’s SKYACTIV-X engine is 30 per cent more efficient than diesel engines and is being hailed as a major breakthrough in internal combustion engines (ICE). The newly developed Mazda engine is fuelled by gasoline.  According to Reuters, it uses a spark plug to ignite a high-pressure “fireball” inside the […]

By October 25, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The shift to electric vehicles will take time

The shift to electric vehicles will take time

New anti-pollution limits major force in move to electric vehicles The buzzword at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show was “electrification” as automakers pledged to bring electrified versions of their cars to the market. But are electric cars really on track to push gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles to the scrap heap? Companies including Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, […]

By September 20, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Gasoline demand may peak in 2021 as engine efficiency increases

Gasoline demand may peak in 2021 as engine efficiency increases

Gasoline demand hit by hybrid, EVs, tighter fuel standards Peak gasoline demand in the United States is expected to hit in 2018 as engines become more efficient and hybrid and electric vehicles become more popular, according to a Wood Mackenzie analyst. Demand for gasoline in the United States, which accounts for a tenth of global […]