May 102017

Can’t see the animated version? You can access a still version of this infographic here.

  11 Responses to “The Mechanics of Ignition in a car engine”

  1. The camshafts rotate at half the the rate of the crankshaft – not the same rate as shown

    • Hi James. Thanks for your comment and observations on this article. We’ve now adjusted the animation on the infographic to reflect this point regarding the camshafts. Apologies for the error.

  2. Petrol is not the only fuel, the is a very large number of diesel engine cars. Not to mention the ever increasing number of electric & Hybrid engine vehicles.

    • Hi Peter, thank you for your comment and feedback on our blog article. While this infographic only looks at the workings of a petrol engine, we may do further infographics that focus on diesel, electric and hybrid vehicles in the near future. Thanks again for your feedback.

  3. This is only for petrol and diesel car but what about electric car engine how that engine work

    • Hi Amy, thank you for your comment on our blog post. While this infographic only looks at the workings of a petrol engine, we may do further infographics that focus on electric and hybrid vehicles in the near future. Thank you again for your feedback.

  4. This si such a wonderful and informative infographics. As a vehicle owner, I am always worried about my vehicle’ s engine and looking for crucial steps to improve the engine’s performance. Every vehicle owner should know certain facts about their vehicle so that they can easily deal with the problems or easily keep the engine in good condition. I would like to thank this infographic for providing such wonderful information. This is really impressive.

  5. I couldn’t agree with Matthew more. So many drivers don’t know this information about their cars. I think it should be our responsibility to understand them so that we can not only save money in the long run, we can also ensure we are safe when in our cars! Your infographic is great at explaining this

  6. With this blog you really took our attention to the points that we never thought about. Thanks for sharing this with all of us. All the best, way to go

  7. Really interesting read and great visuals. Its not often that you can get such great insight into something as complex as a car engine. Very interesting indeed – thanks for putting this together and thanks for sharing.

  8. The engine is the most important honor of the car. Without it, nowhere. No wonder they say that the heart of man is his engine. But the engine is the real heart of the car. Good information.

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