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 ...

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