LAREDO, TX – DaimlerChrysler AG is developing a new generation of engines that would combine the best features of diesel (compression ignition) and Otto (spark-ignition) combustion systems, a high-ranking executive says. Thomas Weber, board member responsible for research and technology and development for the Mercedes Car Group, says the so-called DiesOtto engine only would be possible with a new class of synthetic fuel under development. Mercedes proposes blending design of gasoline ...

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