Alcohol makes autos more climate-friendly

 作者:宁铮缵     |      日期:2019-04-03 02:12:15
By Phil McKenna DRIVING and alcohol don’t usually mix, but giving a petrol engine an occasional slug of the hard stuff could make it as fuel-efficient as a petrol-electric hybrid. So says the Ford Motor Company, which on 19 May revealed test results on a novel ethanol-assisted engine. Called a direct-injection ethanol engine, the unit runs primarily on petrol. When it needs to deliver maximum power – to climb a hill or overtake,