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FUEL ADDITIVE
ALTERNATIVE FUELS
THEORETICAL FUEL EFFICIENCY
HIGHEST FUEL EFFICIENCY
DECREASE FUEL EFFICIENCY
LOCK-UP TORQUE CONVERTER
CUSTOMER BENEFIT
REDUCING EXHAUST EMISSIONS
SUPERIOR FUEL EFFICIENCY
GREATER FUEL EFFICIENCY
ESSENTIAL
POTENTIAL
FURTHER
POSSIBLE
MEANS
LOW
DESIGN
COMPUTER
HIGH
TRANSPORTATION
FORD
MODE
REDUCTION
TEAM
COMBINED
ADDITION
REASONS
ADVANTAGE
AIRLINES
REDUCING
IMPACT
SQUEEZE
LASTLY
LEAN
DIESEL
GALLON
GASOLINE
PRESENT INVENTION
CYLINDER
FUEL INJECTION
POWER OUTPUT
FUEL PRICES
COMBINATION
DIFFERENT FUELS
QUIETNESS
DEVELOPED
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Definitions

  1. Fuel efficiency is normally expressed in terms of power per unit of engine displacement, also known as specific output.
  2. Fuel efficiency is given a boost on cruising and acceleration.
  3. Fuel efficiency is expected to be significantly high due to reduced friction, higher operating temperatures, and recycled engine heat.
  4. The fuel efficiency, the stylish look and the technological superiority make the biggest advantages of Piaggio scooters.

Fuel Additive

  1. A fuel additive that provides increased fuel efficiency, while at the same time reduces harmful emissions from combustion engines.

Alternative Fuels

  1. These policies usually seek to increase fuel efficiency or promote alternative fuels.

Theoretical Fuel Efficiency

  1. Even though diesel engines have a theoretical fuel efficiency of 75 percent, in practice it is lower.

Highest Fuel Efficiency

  1. Under most conditions, to ensure highest fuel efficiency, valve overlap is increased to reduce pumping losses.

Decrease Fuel Efficiency

  1. This tends to decrease fuel efficiency and robs the engine of some of its power.

Lock-Up Torque Converter

  1. A lock-up torque converter is provided to maximize fuel efficiency.

Customer Benefit

  1. Customer benefit: Better fuel efficiency and more power.

Reducing Exhaust Emissions

  1. When taken together, these improvements increase fuel efficiency while simultaneously reducing exhaust emissions.

Superior Fuel Efficiency

  1. HCCI (Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition) combustion results in virtually no emissions and superior fuel efficiency.

Greater Fuel Efficiency

  1. A multivalve engine can attain higher rpms while providing more power and greater fuel efficiency.

Essential

  1. Correct ignition timing is essential for optimum engine performance and fuel efficiency.
  2. This feature is essential for maximum charge pressure (volumetric efficiency) and fuel efficiency.

Potential

  1. It is found that the Miller cycle engine has a potential for improved fuel efficiency, but at the cost of a reduced power to weight ratio.

Further

  1. Further, this invention is also directed to methods of increasing fuel efficiency while controlling deposits in gasoline engines.

Possible

  1. Aircraft manufacturers say they have done much of what is possible to increase fuel efficiency and cut emissions.
  2. By altering the amount of "gain" between the pedal and butterfly valve, significant improvements in drivability, response, and fuel efficiency are possible.
  3. Gains of 100% increases in thrust are possible, also resulting in a much higher fuel efficiency.

Means

  1. It also means that, with less fuel going unburned, the Quasiturbine increases fuel efficiency dramatically.

Low

  1. In the low- and medium-rpm ranges*3, intake-valve lift is kept low to reduce camshaft friction and improve fuel efficiency.

Design

  1. No. 5,598,819) incorporated by reference and describes a design for gasoline piston engines which aims to increase fuel efficiency and reduce CO2 emissions.

Computer

  1. Many modern automotive engines utilize computer controlled fuel injectors to optimize fuel efficiency and minimize emissions.

High

  1. Air is compressed to a high compression ratio leading to high fuel efficiency, and also to a high compression temperature to initiate combustion.

Transportation

  1. Greater Fuel Efficiency (Low cost of transportation) - It is estimated that 1 liter of fuel can move 105 ton-km by inland water transport.
  2. This page describes fuel efficiency in means of transportation.

Ford

  1. Ford did improve fuel efficiency during 2005, with the introduction of the Hybrid-Electric Escape.
  2. Ford did achieve significant progress toward improving fuel efficiency during 2005, with the successful introduction of the Hybrid-Electric Escape.

Mode

  1. By setting the transmission on "normal" mode, the computer selects gears to optimize fuel efficiency.
  2. During this mode the engine is run with high excess air and thus excellent fuel efficiency.
  3. As such, in the Minimum Pumping Loss Mode, pumping losses within the internal combustion engine 12 are minimized resulting in improved fuel efficiency.

Reduction

  1. The engine also provides a reduction in overall weight, decreasing the weight-to-power ratio, with an increase in fuel efficiency.
  2. Their high fuel efficiency can facilitate a reduction of initial satellite mass, an increased payload and a longer on-orbit lifetime.

Team

  1. The most famous of these remote sensing systems is the FEAT (Fuel Efficiency Automobile Test) team from the University of Denver [62].

Combined

  1. Combined with comprehensive friction-reducing measures, this results in a significant increase in fuel efficiency for the engine itself.
  2. The development of hybrid vehicles with higher fuel efficiency, combined with consumer education can be a powerful combination.

Addition

  1. In addition to cost and fuel efficiency, safety remains a high priority.

Reasons

  1. These are introduced for reasons such as response, fuel efficiency or automobile emissions control.

Advantage

  1. An advantage over the mechanically driven supercharger is better fuel efficiency because it does not use direct crankshaft power.

Airlines

  1. IATA says airlines have already taken steps and fuel efficiency has improved by 17 percent between 1990 and 2000.

Reducing

  1. This improves fuel efficiency by reducing the load on the alternator, which is driven by the engine.
  2. Another technique for improving fuel efficiency involves reducing the air density through which the vehicle moves.

Impact

  1. The impact of a small amount of ethanol upon fuel efficiency through use in a higher efficiency engine can greatly increase the energy value of the ethanol.

Squeeze

  1. This helps to squeeze all the energy out of each combustion event, improving power delivery and fuel efficiency.

Lastly

  1. Lastly, the very fuel that goes into an engine plays a role in fuel efficiency.

Lean

  1. A low-cost, Variable Compression Ratio engine can give a 45% gain in fuel efficiency when combined with lean burn.
  2. The Japanese were at the forefront of lean burn technology and fuel efficiency.

Diesel

  1. With 30 percent fuel efficiency, diesel could help the U.S. curb its dependency on foreign oil.
  2. Diesel Engine Diesel engines have several characteristics that give them superior fuel efficiency to conventional gasoline, spark-ignited engines.

Gallon

  1. The researchers estimate that the increase in fuel efficiency would be a few miles per gallon.

Gasoline

  1. It provides more power and more fuel efficiency than alternatives such as gasoline, compressed natural gas or liquefied natural gas.

Present Invention

  1. Another aspect of the present invention is to provide a two-stroke internal combustion engine with improved fuel efficiency.
  2. An advantage of the present invention is that it increases the fuel efficiency of an engine.

Cylinder

  1. The burned mixed gasses in the cylinder greatly increase power, burn clean, and the engine performs with better fuel efficiency.

Fuel Injection

  1. Thus fuel injection can increase fuel efficiency and reduce pollution.
  2. Direct fuel injection promises better fuel efficiency, more power and cleaner emissions for car engines.
  3. Fuel injection generally increases engine fuel efficiency.

Power Output

  1. The present invention will also enable significant savings in terms of manufacturing costs, size, weight, fuel efficiency and power output.
  2. The engine reflects Acura's unwavering commitment to the environment with excellent fuel efficiency given its power output.

Fuel Prices

  1. With fuel prices at all-time highs, the need for better fuel efficiency is also market driven, but the technology is limited.

Combination

  1. The combination of high-performance with better fuel efficiency allowed the team to make fewer pit stops during the long endurance race.
  2. The combination of these ingredients and the amounts of the same are integral in achieving increase fuel efficiency and reduced emissions.

Different Fuels

  1. The Nazis were constantly studying ways to improve fuel efficiency, using a combination of different fuels, such as coke, wood and body fat.

Quietness

  1. While cruising, all driving torque is delivered by the front wheels in the interests of smoothness, quietness, and fuel efficiency.
  2. Review: Clarkson reviews the Toyota Prius admiring the quietness but not the overall fuel efficiency when compared to diesel cars.

Developed

  1. To further improve fuel efficiency and to reduce pollution, Vaporized Fuel Injection System, US Patent 6868839, is developed.

Categories

  1. Power Output
  2. Emissions
  3. Society > Economics > Development > Fuel
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