Nissan’s New Gas Engine May Replace Diesel

Nissan VCT Engine May Make Diesel Obsolete

Japanese automaker Nissan Motor Co. has come up with a new type of gasoline engine it says may make some of today’s advanced diesel engines obsolete. The new engine uses variable compression technology, which Nissan engineers say allows it at any given moment to choose an optimal compression ratio for combustion – a key factor in the trade-off between power and efficiency in all gasoline-fuelled engines. The technology gives the new…

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