Could alternative engine architecture slash gasoline CO2 emissions?

Alternative architectures such as the opposed-piston engine offer a CO2 reduction strategy that, short to mid-term, could reap better results than pure electrification. By Xavier Boucherat

The development of gasoline engines for the automotive industry has seen the rise of spark ignition technology, but alternatives are possible. These still rely on gasoline, however, and thus any developers must believe the fuel has a future. Furthermore, they must build products that move with wider trends in the market, including electrification. It is these trends that will determine what place combustion will have in a world that urgently needs to decarbonise.

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