1954-01-01

Whither the European Automotive Diesel? 540264

SEVERAL 2-stroke-cycle diesel engines of European manufacture are described in this paper.
The 2-stroke-cycle diesel was late to appear in the automotive scene in Europe, but noteworthy developments have taken place recently, according to the authors. In England, a couple of successful uniflow engines were placed on the market, while on the Continent the loop-scavenged engine is receiving most of the attention.
The authors feel that this is not a step backward dictated by European poverty, but perhaps a step forward toward compactness and simplicity.

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