CO₂ reduction for the masses.

From passenger cars to motorsport

Passenger cars

Ease of implementation combined with low cost (15-20 euro per g CO₂/km) means that our VCR technology can have a big impact on global CO₂ reduction. 

Scooter and motorcycle
(1 cylinder)

The hugely popular low cost motorcycle in Asia represents a massive market. These 1 cylinder motorcycles are extremely fuel efficient, with an average fuel consumption of 50 km/liter. Equipped with a VCR crankshaft the fuel consumption will reduce further by 10%.


Optimized Compression ratio combined with an up to 8% longer expansion stroke compared to the intake stroke gives a 4% power and efficiency increase which can make all the difference on the track.

Why choose our VCR technology.

A lot of advantages against low production costs

  • enginezero impact on existing engine architecture
  • variablefully variable, high speed actuation
  • co28% CO₂ reduction in the WLTC at low cost
  • costsminimum additional production costs
  • gearsvery low load on VCR gears
  • frictionno additional friction
  • cycletrue 4-stroke cycle
  • powermore power at low compression ratio
  • noiseno gear noise

EUThis project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 782767.


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