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Ultra Efficient Gasoline Engine Test

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Transonic Combustion, a startup based in Camarillo, CA, has developed a fuel-injection system it says can improve the efficiency of gasoline engines by more than 50 percent. A test vehicle equipped with the technology gets 64 miles per gallon in highway driving, which is far better than more costly gas-electric hybrids, su

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Comment by Ed Price
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Back in the late '70s, a couple entrepreneurs in Florida put a small marine diesel engine into a Ford Maverick. They turbo-charged it to the hilt and claimed 84 mpg at 35 mph. When they ordered 10,000 Mavericks without engines from Ford, the EPA shut them down. Too much pollution. Does anybody know where to find these guys?

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