HCCI Engine: Advancements in Combustion Control and Potential Innovation in Power Configuration for Vehicles


  • Zhenxi He
  • Xiaohui Yang
  • Pengsen Zhang




Combustion control; HCCI engine; power configuration; vehicle.


Due to the increasingly severe problem of environmental pollution, homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) engines are highly encouraged to be used in lots of countries. HCCI engines aim to reduce load operation and increase efficiency. The potential environmental impact is also discussed and highlights the effect of the HCCI engine on sustainability. Nowadays, hybrid vehicles are becoming increasingly widespread as a possible alternative other than electric vehicles (EV). There are many individuals and companies on the market seeking a much cleaner and more efficient technology for vehicles. This essay will discuss and summarize the positive effect of HCCI engines on combustion control strategies, hybrid powertrain configuration, and the challenge and offer some possible solutions. By examining the cooperativity between HCCI engines and electric motors, there is an overall improvement in fuel efficiency and performance. In addition, some exploration of the real-life examples of car industries that use the HCCI engine or its variant will be demonstrated. The study concludes by stating that the HCCI engine will be a revolutionary step in the future landscape of hybrid vehicles.


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How to Cite

He, Z., Yang, X., & Zhang, P. (2024). HCCI Engine: Advancements in Combustion Control and Potential Innovation in Power Configuration for Vehicles. Highlights in Science, Engineering and Technology, 88, 821-826. https://doi.org/10.54097/41feha88