Article: Bow Tie Breakthroughs: Chevrolet's Ramjet Fuel Injection

August 14, 2018

By Andy Kevin Shaw in CorvetteOnline.com

There’s an old adage that nothing new pertaining to the internal combustion engine has been invented since 1948. Superchargers, turbochargers, alternate fuel, electric-assisted engines, and even fuel injection all has its roots either before or during World War II. Believe it or not, the wheels got moving on the development of functioning fuel injection as far back as 1883 with Edward Butler, as well as E. J. Pennington, who held a patent for a motorcycle system in 1896. Not long after, Herbert Akroyd Stuart developed a crude ancestor of modern fuel injection, which was later adapted by Robert Bosch to replace Rudolf Diesel’s original system.

Read More: Click Here to read how fuel injection went from a mechanical system by Bosch during WWII to a digitally-controlled system for Cadillac in 1980.

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