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Electrification, sure, but gasoline engines will endure: supplier

Electrification, sure, but gasoline engines will endure: supplier

John Voelcker 232 views Mar 22, 2016 Follow John Add to circle Porsche 919 Hybrid LMP1 race car’s V-4 engine Enlarge Photo Increasingly stiff limits on carbon emission and minimum fuel economy in most of the world's car markets mean that more plug-in electric cars must be sold. With battery costs steadily falling and the pricetag rising for the new technologies that make cars more efficient, some now envision a world in which all new vehicles have dispensed with combustion engines. It's a lovely vision, but it won't happen for decades, if ever. DON'T MISS: Gasoline Engines Will Be With Us For Many Decades Yet, Really (Nov 2010) Instead, gasoline engines will endure for many more decades, in smaller and far more efficient forms. They'll often be paired with various types of electrification, from 48-volt enhanced start-stop systems to full plug-in hybrid powertrains. That's ...

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