turbo charging http://michiganradio.org en Group questions MPG claims for turbo engines http://michiganradio.org/post/group-questions-mpg-claims-turbo-engines <p>Many of the claims for better fuel economy from new turbo-charged engines are more hype than reality, according to tests by Consumer Reports, the independent consumer advocacy group.</p><p>The agency tested a number of vehicles that offer regular four or eight cylinder engines, and compared them to the turbo-charged version.&nbsp; Turbo-charging is a technology that gets more power from a smaller engine with direct injection of extra spurts of air&nbsp;and fuel.</p> Tue, 05 Feb 2013 17:02:37 +0000 Tracy Samilton 11097 at http://michiganradio.org Group questions MPG claims for turbo engines