News tagged with combustion engines

Precise assembly of engines

In the automotive industry, combustion engines are still assembled mostly manually. Researchers from Fraunhofer are developing procedures and methods to automate assembly processes to continuously improve ...

Jun 08, 2011
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SUV popularity in China casts cloud

Chinese carmaker BYD gave pride of place to its new S7 SUV at the Shanghai auto show while another of its models, a fully-electric vehicle, languished in a corner with only a handful of visitors.

Apr 21, 2013
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The EV way to clean up our cities

Electric vehicles could play a key role in driving down pollution in our cities after it was revealed daily levels of atmospheric Nitrogen Dioxide regularly exceed the recommended safety limits.

May 28, 2013
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Less friction loss in combustion engines

Researchers have developed a method that can reduce engine friction and wear even during production of engine components. Special coatings can help to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Jun 05, 2013
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