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Swedish company Cargines has announced that they have readied a new engine valve technology that they promise will be quite revolutionary. According to their website and a brief piece of news in the Swedish car press, the technology features pneumatic control of engine valves. According to the company, this gives individual and very precise control of valve timing and opening. Although no numbers were announced, the company claims that the new system reduces fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. T
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Ever-tightening emissions requirements, teamed with consumers' lust for today's high horsepower numbers, have led to some creative valve timing and lift schemes. Infiniti's G37 will be pack some interesting tech underhood when it debuts at the upcoming New York International Auto Show. There are actually two new developments working in conjunction to give independent control over valve timing and lift. Nissan has dubbed the control technologies Variable Valve Event and Lift and Continuous Valve