WOLFSBURG, Germany – Volkswagen AG, widely regarded as a leader in advancing diesel engines in light-vehicle applications, is pursuing two revolutionary powertrain concepts that combine the best attributes of diesel and gasoline engines. At the recent Forschungsfahrt 2007 Research Roadmap media event at the Ehra-Lessien test track near here, Germany’s No.1 auto maker offered test drives of a Golf prototype equipped with Gasoline Compression Ignition (GCI) and a Touran multipurpose vehicle ...

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