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Fallbrook Technologies Inc. developing variable speed supercharger drive using its CVP technology

Fallbrook Technologies Inc. developing variable speed supercharger drive using its CVP technology

Fallbrook Technologies Inc. developing variable speed supercharger drive using its CVP technology 28 April 2012 Performance of supercharged Mustang with and without NuVinci CVP; variable ratio vs. 1:1. Source: Fallbrook. Click to enlarge. Fallbrook Technologies Inc. is developing a variable speed supercharger utilizing its NuVinci continuously variable planetary (CVP) technology. (Earlier post .) Fallbrook has targeted and is soliciting select automotive OEMs for such a variable speed automotive supercharger. Fallbrook says it has been working closely with a tier one automotive equipment supplier on the development of the device. Test results from that supplier have demonstrated potential fuel-saving, engine down-sizing and/or down-speeding opportunities without adversely affecting performance and drivability. The NuVinci CVP uses a set of rotating and tilting balls positi...

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