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Audi engine with conventional turbocharger and electric compressor

Audi Developing Its Own Electrically-Assisted Turbocharging

Turbochargers, on their own, are fairly simple devices. Escaping exhaust gasses spin a turbine, allowing the compressor side of the turbo to increase the amount of air entering the engine via the intake manifold. More air allows for more fuel, which in turn produces greater power over... read more

September 19, 2012 by 
 
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