PARIS – BMW AG will share its Valvetronic engine control with PSA Peugeot Citroen in the 1.4L and 1.6L 4-cyl. engines they are developing together. Extra height required by Valvetronic system. Valvetronic – the sophisticated variable valve timing system that allows the traditional engine throttle to be eliminated – was introduced by BMW in June 2001 for the 1.8L DOHC I-4 in the 316ti. BMW subsequently has added it to larger engines. (See related story: Throttleless BMW engine ...

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