HCCI

 
2017 Mazda MAZDA6

Report: Mazda to launch HCCI engine in 2018

Not all gasoline engines need spark plugs to ignite their fuel. A process called homogeneous-charge compression ignition (HCCI) uses compression to ignite the fuel, just like in a diesel engine. Several automakers have experimented with HCCI engines over the years, but Mazda may be the first to... read more

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BMW says no to HCCI, for now

BMW says no to HCCI, for now

BMW is renowned for having some of the greatest and most modern engines in the business but when it comes to one of the latest innovations in powertrain technologies BMW says... read more October 5, 2007 by


 
GM trials new HCCI petrol engines

GM trials new HCCI gasoline engines

GM engineers are doing road-tests of a new internal combustion engine design, which the carmaker claims uses 15% less fuel than conventional petrol engines. A Saturn Aura and... read more August 24, 2007 by


 
Sparkless ignition petrol engines reduce fuel usage

Sparkless ignition petrol engines reduce fuel usage

Researchers at MIT have been testing a prototype of a new internal combustion engine design that’s said to improve fuel-efficiency by up to 25% and runs on regular... read more August 5, 2007 by


 
 

 
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