A World Without Spark Plugs

August 2nd, 2009

CardThe Ford Motor Company has created a viable system that replaces spark plugs with lasers. According to the linked article, this technology is “more reliable and efficient than current spark plug technology and will enable cars to start more easily in cold and damp conditions.” As an added bonus, fuel usage is reduced because of the increased stability of the combustion. Expect to see this “in the wild” within a couple years.

Link: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/…
(via Engadget)

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