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gasoline engine:

see internal-combustion engineinternal-combustion engine,
one in which combustion of the fuel takes place in a confined space, producing expanding gases that are used directly to provide mechanical power.
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gasoline engine

[′gas·ə‚lēn ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An internal combustion engine that uses a mixture of air and gasoline vapor as a fuel.
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Bridgend also makes petrol engines for Ford's own vehicles.
The gasoline particulate filter will now reduce the particulate emissions of direct injection petrol engines by up to 90 per cent.
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Its petrol engine even turns off automatically when it comes to a complete standstill, with the electric power kicking in as soon as you put your foot down on the accelerator.
FORD is investing 70 million [pounds sterling] in its Bridgend plant to produce its next generation of low-emission petrol engine.
The CVT changes its ratio as the petrol engine rises to its peak, and gives a really good drive off the line.
There will be a choice of either a 138bhp petrol engine or a 143bhp diesel engine and both get an optional four-speed automatic while the petrol engine version gets a five-speed manual as standard and the diesel a six-speed manual.