After little more than 24 months of development work in direct gasoline injection (DGI), Renault SA has lifted the lid on its 2L 16-valve DGI engine — the first of its kind from Europe — and revealed a few details of the design. The French automaker followed the pioneering route of Mitsubishi Motors Corp., but with significant variations. The problem of the high sulfur content of European gasoline (compared with Japanese fuel) was tackled by greatly increasing the amount of recirculated ...

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