Mitsubishi, two new engine technologies for a 12% increase in the efficiency of introducing ~ Auto Review

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Mitsubishi, two new engine technologies for a 12% increase in the efficiency of introducing

The fuel efficiency of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport and Lancer lineup is expected to improve by up to 12% with the two new propulsion technologies that the automaker rolled out. The first technology, the Mitsubishi is launching a new engine for the next generation variable valve timing, the combustion stability and reduced piston friction improves. The second is an improved engine idle-stop system that could be applied to vehicles with continuously variable transmissions. This month, these technologies presented at the Mitsubishi Outlander crossover sport small, the Lancer sedan and Lancer Sportback.

These models are all built in Japan. These improvements will be made ​​available initially for the 1.8-liter engines in Japan, before moving abroad or distributed in different shifts. The timing of when these will arrive to be confirmed in North America. In these countries, these Mitsubishi models with 2.0-liter or 2.4-liter engines are available.

Mitsubishi is currently assessing the use of the systems in the region. The current-4B10 engine (which features dual camshafts) is the new engine, the name of the 4J10 be replaced. This is a 1.8-liter 4-cylinder 16-valve single overhead cam engine. Mitsubishi claims that along with the new idle-stop technology, the 4J10 was able to achieve a 12% improvement in fuel economy compared to the previous engine. These new technologies are introduced, such as Mitsubishi intends to comply with stricter emissions standards. Mitsubishi wants the fuel efficiency of the fleet by 25% compared with 2005, average global improvement in 2015. This is only a medium-term goal, as it reduces the emissions by half by the year 2020 prepared.

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