Direct Injection Archives - Engine Builder Magazine
Ford’s EcoBoost Engine: Big Power with Fuel Efficiency – Opportunity or Challenge for You?

In 2009, a 3.5 liter twin turbocharged V6 engine was offered as an option in the Ford F-150. It was badged with the name EcoBoost and has since been a strong competitor in terms of torque and horsepower for a full sized truck.

Direct Injection Gas and Diesel Technology

Direct injection is becoming standard on more and more late-model vehicles in both gasoline and diesel versions. These systems can be a diagnostic challenge, but with the right foundation, problems can be solved profitably. A better understanding of how they work can help you help your installer customers do a better job.

Volkswagen’s 1.4L Engine Reinforces Turbocharged, Direct Injection Technology

The 1.4-liter gasoline engine is one of Volkswagen’s latest EA211 series of small engines. This features lightweight aluminum construction, an integrated (into the head) exhaust manifold, and a toothed-belt drive for its double overhead camshaft valvetrain that incorporates variable intake and exhaust timing.

Understanding the LT1’s New Direct Injection

The LT1 now features direct injection, AFM (Active Fuel Management), continuous variable valve timing, and a new combustion system that incorporates 11.5:1 compression ratio. The LT1 combustion system is the most intensely analyzed, developed and optimized system in GM history.