GM testing engine that could up fuel savings by 15%

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DETROIT, Aug 24 (Reuters) - General Motors Corp is testing a combustion engine that could increase fuel economy in traditional engines by up to 15 percent, the automaker said on Friday. The process will help vehicles get more miles per gallon without requiring the emissions controls that increase the cost of engines. The engine would save fuel by using compression of fuel and air, rather than a spark, to produce heat required to power the engine. GM is testing the technology in two ...

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