Fuel Injection Components Developed for Brazilian Fuels 962350

Brazil's use of oxygenated fuels (pure ethanol - E93 and gasoline with 22% anhydrous ethanol - E22) has led local car manufactures to develop components and testing procedures that can withstand the aggressive characteristics of these types of fuel. This paper will present the methods used by Ford ELD-Brazil (currently part of the Ford Automotive Components Division - ACD) together with its suppliers and Autolatina (former joint venture between Ford and Volkswagen in South America) to validate and select suitable components to work in this environment.


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