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The new 1.5-l EA211 TGI evo

  • Wolfgang Demmelbauer-Ebner
  • JÖrg Theobald
  • JÖrg Worm
  • Pierre Scheller
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Spark-ignition engines powered by renewable CNG represent a major element of the powertrain portfolio for sustainable, CO2-neutral mobility. Therefore, Volkswagen and its partners have launched a CNG offensive aimed at significantly expanding Germany’s existing fuel station network and sustainably increasing the number of CNG vehicles on the market. The group is now presenting the new 1.5-l EA211 TGI evo, which is already prepared for bivalent operation on liquid and gaseous fuels. Among the most notable features are the engine’s high compression ratio and its efficient TGI Miller combustion cycle paired with VTG turbocharging.

Introduction

The Volkswagen Group is committed to using CNG (Compressed Natural Gas) as a fuel for sustainable mobility. It launched a CNG offensive in 2017 in close coordination with suppliers, grid operators and fuel-station companies. The many elements of this offensive have measurably promoted the awareness of CNG as an alternative fuel in the space of just...

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Wolfgang Demmelbauer-Ebner
    • 1
  • JÖrg Theobald
    • 2
  • JÖrg Worm
    • 2
  • Pierre Scheller
    • 1
  1. 1.Volkswagen Group of America Inc.HerndonGermany
  2. 2.Volkswagen AGWolfsburgGermany

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