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2-cylinder

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Pinnacle engine: Two pistons, one explosion

A small company called Pinnacle Engines wants to radically change the internal combustion engine. Instead of a cylinder head, combustion pushes two cylinders away from each other in the same cylinder, leading to more efficiency.

By December 15, 2011

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Mercedes debuts new, efficient, four-cylinder E-Class models

Mercedes-Benz is adding to the engine line-up for the new E-Class by introducing two economical four-cylinder models.

By July 20, 2009

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1930s aircraft an inspiration for 100 mpg cars

EcoMotors is concocting an engine with two pistons in one honking cylinder. It harks back to what plane engineers tinkered with in the 1930s.

By January 15, 2008

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Oily Bits: The cylinder head and valve train

Our mechanic takes us through the cylinder head and valve train and continues his explanation of how engines really work.

By January 12, 2014

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New Volvo XC90 to double down on power, efficiency

The 2016 XC90's plug-in hybrid drivetrain will offer a huge amount of power, and excellent fuel economy.

By July 10, 2014

Editors' Take

2015 BMW X4

The new X4 from BMW debuted at the 2014 New York auto show,with a design that defies convention.

April 16, 2014

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Nissan cranks 400 horsepower from three cylinders

Nissan announced specifications for the gasoline engine component of its ZEOD hybrid gas-electric race car, which will compete in the 24 hours of Le Mans and FIA endurance races.

By January 27, 2014

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Apple wins patent for Shanghai store glass cylinder

The newly-awarded patent covers the design and construction for the glass cylinder entrance that sits atop an Apple Store in Shanghai.

By October 1, 2013

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Orbotix's education initiative bright SPRK gets the ball rolling

After just a month and a half, Orbotix's education initiative using Sphero to teach children programming is gathering serious momentum.

By June 4, 2014

Review

2014 Mini Cooper Hardtop

The 2014 Mini Cooper benefits from a small but powerful engine, and connected cabin tech with a bit of whimsy, but its handling feels more grown up than the previous generation's.

September 9, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating September 9, 2014