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May 10 2013
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What is CRDi Technology?

Older generation diesel engines used to be very sluggish and bad in performance compared to the new age CRDi (Common Rail Direct Injection) engine. CRDi is a smart way of controlling a diesel engine by using modern computer technology. It helps to improve the power, performance and reduce any harmful emissions for which a diesel engine is known for. [...]

May 10 2013
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What is VTVT, VTEC or VVT-i Technology?

VTVT - Stands for Variable Timing Valve Train, the technology is used in most top variants of the cars. Hyundai has the technology applied to their Hyundai Verna, i20 and i10 models. VTVT has the ability to have independent control of the intake and exhaust valves in an internal combustion engine. The timing of intake and exhaust will be independently programmed in different engine load criteria basically same as VVT. [...]

May 10 2013
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Gear Ratios

Gears are used in mechanical devices whenever you need to transfer rotational motion somewhere else. Gears have unique properties that are all impacted by a ratio. It?s a number calculated from the number of teeth on two gears that are working together although, the gears aren?t actually attached to each other. [...]

May 10 2013
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Torque Vectoring

It is a technology that is being applied to more and more new car?s differentials. A differential is used to transfer the torque from engine to the wheels. Torque Vectoring provides the differential with an ability to vary that amount of torque sent to each wheel. The technology is more popular in all-wheel drive vehicles (four-wheel drive). [...]

May 10 2013
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ARAI Fuel Efficiency Figures- How Are They Calculated?

ARAI- Automotive Research Association of India was established in 1986, is a Government of India association of research in industry in association with the Ministry of Industries. ARAI, while being responsible for car mileage figure for every car ever sold in India also has the objectives of research and development in automotive engineering for industry, product design, evaluation of automotive equipment, technical information and they also conduct some tests for certain technologies. [...]