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Daimler Delivers Citaro Hybrid Buses in Stuttgart
09/14/2010 – 12:20 am PDT | No Comment

Following successful practical trials in December 2009, Stuttgarter Straßenbahnen AG (SSB) has commissioned three Mercedes-Benz Citaro G BlueTec Hybrid buses, with a further two vehicles due to be delivered later this year.
The Citaro G BlueTec …

CPT/AVL Study: New Generation of Micro-Hybrid Technologies Can Enable More than 25% Reduction in Fuel Consumption at Lower Cost Than Full Hybrid Drive Systems
09/13/2010 – 8:10 am PDT | No Comment

Reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 from base 2.0-liter ELC-Hybrid  to  downsized  1.4L  VTES  +  SpeedStart. Click to enlarge.

The mild electrification of cars using a new generation of low-voltage micro-hybrid technologies—including an electric supercharger, belt-integrated …

More Details on the Lexus CT 200h Hybrid Powertrain; 42 mpg US Combined
09/13/2010 – 2:05 am PDT | No Comment

2011 Lexus CT 200h. Click to enlarge.

Toyota has released more detail on the powertrain of the new Lexus CT 200h premium compact dedicated hybrid (earlier post); Toyota plans to introduce it to the US …

BMW M Ends Production of M6 Coupé and Convertible; End of the V10
09/09/2010 – 1:55 am PDT | No Comment

BMW M GmbH has announced the end of production of the BMW M6 Coupé and the BMW M6 Convertible; production will now also cease for the unique V10 high-rev engine.
For two years in succession, 2005 …

2011 Bentley Continental Unveiled
09/09/2010 – 12:35 am PDT | No Comment

Bentley unveiled on Tuesday an updated version of its Continental GT four-seat coupe.
The 2011 Bentley Continental GT still comes with the same twin-turbocharged W12-cylinder engine as the previous generation introduced in 2003, which puts out …

Bosch to Introduce 2200 Bar Version of MCRS Common Rail System for Large Marine Diesels in 2014
09/08/2010 – 2:50 am PDT | No Comment

Bosch is developing a higher pressure version of its modular common-rail fuel injection system—MCRS—for large diesel engines that have high engine speeds, up to 2.2 MW of power, and more than 2.5 liters of displacement …

ASTM Begins Work on New Specification for Butanol for Blending with Gasoline
09/08/2010 – 2:10 am PDT | No Comment

ASTM Subcommittee D02.A0 has begun work on a new specification (ASTM WK30211) for butanol for blending with gasolines for use as a fuel in automotive spark-ignition engines.
This specification covers butanol intended to be blended …

New Gasoline Direct Injection Engines in Mercedes-Benz CL- and S-Class Vehicles Cut Fuel Consumption By Up to 24%, Increase Output by Up to 12.5%
09/07/2010 – 6:50 am PDT | No Comment

Mercedes-Benz is introducing new V6 and V8 gasoline direct injection engines for the CL and S Class that increase output by as much as 12.5% and decrease gasoline consumption by as much as 24%. Central …