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Evaluation of a Passenger Car Equipped with a Direct Injection Neat Methanol Engine
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published February 01, 1992 by SAE International in United States
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The cyclic and steady-state vehicle emissions, fuel economy, performance, and cold start behavior of an automobile equipped with a direct injection methanol engine are compared with those of three other comparable vehicles. One of the comparable vehicles was powered by a gasoline-fueled engine, and the other two were Diesels. One of the Diesel-powered vehicles was naturally aspirated and the other was turbocharged. All evaluations were made using the same road load horsepower and equivalent test weight. All the evaluations were conducted at low mileage. The emissions of the methanol vehicle are compared to California low emission vehicle standards, and to the emissions of another methanol vehicle.
CitationBruetsch, R. and Hellman, K., "Evaluation of a Passenger Car Equipped with a Direct Injection Neat Methanol Engine," SAE Technical Paper 920196, 1992, https://doi.org/10.4271/920196.
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