Fiat Auto SpA indicates it is focused on electronically controlled, infinitely variable valve timing (VVT) and common rail fuel-injection systems for its future light-duty turbodiesel engines. Other elements Fiat may couple with high-efficiency diesels are combination flywheel-alternator-starters, electrically assisted turbochargers and "intelligent" coolant and oil systems. Fiat says it prefers common rail fuel injection over pump/injector systems (largely used by Volkswagen AG) because ...

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