A gasoline engine that reduces fuel consumption by 15% — yet also increases torque and power by up to 15% — sounds too good to be true. But Volkswagen AG's engine of the future arrives in September to prove that diesel technology isn't alone in making huge strides in cutting emissions and improving fuel economy. VW's first high-volume production direct-injection gasoline (DGI) engine — the company dubs it FSI, for Fuel Stratified Injection — appears in 1.6L form in the Golf at this fall's ...
Premium Content (PAID Subscription Required)
"VW ready for volume launch of DGI engines" is part of the paid WardsAuto Premium content. You must log in with Premium credentials in order to access this article. Premium paid subscribers also gain access to:
All of WardsAuto's reliable, in-depth industry reporting and analysis
Hundreds of downloadable data tables including:
• Global sales and production data by country
• U.S. model-line inventory data
• Engine and equipment installation rates
• WardsAuto's North America Plant by Platform forecast
• Product Cycle chart
• Interrelationships among major OEMs
• Medium- and heavy-duty truck volumes
• Historical data and much more!
Current subscribers, please login or CLICK for support information.