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Lotus developing HCCI engine, claims 10% efficiency increase

Interesting to see Lotus doing work on efficiency related items, but it seems they are working on their own gasonline HCCI (homogeneous charge compression ignition - ah la diesel) engine. Its also claimed that it can run on almost any liquid fuel because it has variable compression ratio via a movable puck the the head.

Lotus: Omnivore engine is 10% more efficient with more to come - Autoblog

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