#ACHATESPOWER

Production

Opposed Pistons & Other Pressing Automotive Issues

Do you remember the Junkers Jumo 205 engine?

Diesel

Achates Details Light-Duty Opposed-Piston Diesel Concept

Achates Power Inc. has reported details about a new light-duty two-stroke diesel it is developing as part of its portfolio of opposed-piston engines, Green Car Congress reports.

Propulsion

EcoMotors Signs $200 Million Production Deal in China

EcoMotors International Inc. aims to produce its opposed-piston diesel engines in China at an annual rate of 150,000 units beginning next year.

Design

Achates Power, AVL Plan Multi-Cylinder Opposed-Piston Demo Engine

Achates Power Inc. and AVL Powertrain Engineering expect to complete work by early-2015 on a highly efficient three-cylinder, two-stroke opposed-piston engine designed for military use, Green Car Congress reports.

Economics

Developer Claims 50% Fuel Economy Boost for Opposed-Piston Engine

Achates Power Inc. says its opposed-piston engine (OPE) design is 20% more fuel efficient than a state-of-the-art diesel engine and 50% more efficient than a typical gasoline engine.