Engineers develop near-zero emissions engine technology

Southwest Research Institute engineers have developed the next generation of clean diesel engine technology to reduce hazardous nitrogen oxides (NOx) and carbon dioxide emissions while minimizing fuel consumption. Working with regulatory agencies, vehicle manufacturers and suppliers, SwRI combined engine modifications with integrated aftertreatment technology and control strategies to reach near-zero emissions levels. SwRI developed the technology for the California Air Resources Board (CARB), a state organization charged with combatting air pollution. “Through the continued efforts of a multidisciplinary team, SwRI has developed one of the most fuel-efficient, low-emission diesel engines…

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Volkswagen reveals new engine for upcoming compact SUV & Vento replacement

Volkswagen India has announced that a new, turbocharged petrol engine would power its new crop of vehicles under the India 2.0 program. Volkswagen and Skoda are investing a Billion Euros (Rs. 7,900 crores) in India, for new product development that includes a compact SUV each under both brands, and also C-Segment sedans that will replace the Volkswagen Vento and the Skoda Rapid. The new engine will be a 1-litre, 3-cylinder unit, which Volkswagen and Skoda have deployed in a range of cars sold internationally. This motor is available in two…

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SilverRail powers new Govia rail companies’ booking engine

SilverRail has launched a new partnership with Govia’s rail companies supporting their On Track Retail booking engine. The rail companies have more than 27 per cent share of the UK rail market with 6,000 daily train services and 12,600 employees. SilverRail’s market-leading SilverSearch platform is now powering the new On Track Retail rail booking engine across all of the franchises, enabling customers to plan rail journeys in real-time. This partnership marks a huge step forward in innovation in UK rail retailing, with train operating companies taking control of the complete…

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