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Ex-Porsche CEO thinks microwave ignition can save the combustion engine

The tech cuts emissions by up to 80 percent

The tech cuts emissions by up to 80 percent.

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VW says final generation of combustion engines will launch in 2026

After their production span, Volkswagen will be all-electric

After their production span, Volkswagen will be all-electric

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3 surprising predictions about the auto industry in 2040

Study sees some highly counterintuitive trends in cars.

And 80 percent of cars sold will still have internal combustion engines.

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Oxford to become first UK city to ban gasoline and diesel cars from center

"Everyone needs to do their bit ... to end this public health emergency."

"Everyone needs to do their bit ... to end this public health emergency."

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Paris plans to banish all but electric cars by 2030

The City of Light — and smog.

The City of Light — and smog.

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Question of the Day: Time remaining for internal combustion?

Our friend the internal-combustion engine may not be with us forever.

Electric cars, atomic cars, perpetual-motion cars, carts pulled by robot mules – someday, they may replace the good old internal-combustion engine.

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Worldwide gasoline demand going to drop after 2021

Even as electric vehicles gain in popularity, we're told again and again that internal combustion engines aren't going away. While that may be true, it would still be nice to kick our addiction to gasoline. Pollution, international turmoil and energy insecurity are getting a bit tiresome. It's good news, then that Navigant Research is

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EPA ready to go virtual with ANSYS to create cleaner engines

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is turning to a company whose home base is as old-school Rust Belt as one can get, but the company's specialty's undeniably new-school technology. The EPA has struck a deal with Pittsburgh-based ANSYS to model simulations of internal combustion engines. And while the models will be theoretical, the EPA is shooting for some very real results.

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Mazda Skyactiv technology is a big MPG bet on internal combustion, for now

Mazda6 Skyactiv Mule – Click above for high-res image gallery

NEVIS - The Internal Combustion Engine reinvented

NEVIS stands for New Exhaust Valve & Intake System, while it sounds basically like a simple modification to current technology, is actually attempting to reinvent the ICE. From fourteen years of research and testing by Cesare Bortone, the new engine design claims to solve lots of problems. It is smaller and lighter, even though being built of steel, versus the aluminum-magnesium alloy BMW R6 3.0L block they tested it against, and only has