Mazda Will Bring the First Compression Ignition Gasoline Engine to Market | WIRED

Mazda will debut a compression ignition gasoline engine in 2019.MAZDA DIESEL CARS, NO longer popular in Europe, are definitely a pariah in the US. Americans never warmed to them, and VW’s scheme to dupe millions of customers and pollute the planet didn’t help. But diesels provide better fuel economy than gasoline engines, even if they do emit more pollution. The ideal internal combustion engine, then, would combine the efficiency of a diesel with the (relatively) lower emissions of a gasoline engine. Automotive engineers have spent decades trying to build just such an engine. Mazda just announced it’s finally done it

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