Fuel Systems Company History Timeline

1863
In 1863, Lenoir demonstrated a three-wheeled carriage, little more than a wagon body set atop a tricycle platform.
1876
In 1876, Luigi De Cristoforis made the first carburetor in Italy.
1885
In 1885, German inventors Wilhelm Maybach and Gottlieb Daimler developed a float type carburetor for their engine, based on the atomizer nozzle.
1886
Powered by a 2,543cc 155 in 180 mm x 100 mm, 7.1 x 3.9 1.5 hp liquid hydrocarbon petroleum engine with a primitive carburettor, patented in 1886.
1893
The Hungarian engineers J nos Csonka and Don t B nki invented the world s first carburetor for a stationary engine in 1893.
1894
By 1894, the German engineer Wilhelm Maybach developed a carburetor with the now familiar float-and-needle-valve arrangement.
1896
In 1896, Frederick and his brother built the first gasoline driven car in England, a single cylinder 5 hp 3.7 kW internal combustion engine with chain drive.
1897
Karl Benz's Patentwagen of 1897 was equipped with one of Maybach's float-equipped carburetors.
1901
The Longuemare carburetor of 1901 was first one of this type.
1902
George Kingston invented this carburetor in 1902, and was standard on the Ford Model T automobile.
1918
Technical Information Section, T.3.F., Air Board, 1918.
1925
The concept of injecting gasoline directly into an engine s cylinders was invented by Swedish engineer Jonas Hesselman in 1925.
1930
Great use of the early NACA reports along with several books published prior to 1930 provided a basis from which the study of aircraft carburetors and fuel systems could begin.
1932
1932 Established as Nippon Carburetor Co., Ltd. in February with capital of 40,000 yen, the first carburetor factory in Japan.
1933
1933 Development of carburetors for automobile and aircraft engines.
1944
Flight Tests of the High Speed Performance of a P-51B Airplane AAF43-12105 . Vogelwede, T.J.and Danforth, E.C.B. Dec 18, 1944.
1946
1946 Development of carburetors and fuel pumps for automobile and agricultural engines.
1952
1952 Increased the capital to 20 million yen in March.
1956
1956 Development of a two-stage, two-barrel carburetor for automobiles.
1957
Unbeknownst to many car enthusiasts, Chevrolet introduced the 1957 Corvette equipped with a mechanically fuel injected 283-cubic inch V8.
1958
By 1958, American Motors had worked out some of the glitches with the Electrojector system and Chrysler opted to offer it on the 300D, the DeSoto Adventurer, the Dodge D-500, and the Plymouth Fury.
1960
1960 Increased the capital to 50 million yen in January and to 100 million yen in October.
1962
1962 Increased the capital to 250 million yen in March.
1963
1963 Development of an LPG carburetion system for automobiles.
1964
1964 Increased the capital to 500 million yen in December.
1967
1967 Built the Atsugi factory and started operation from September.
Bosch eliminated that need in 1967 when it introduced what would become the first successful mass-produced electronic fuel injection system for gasoline engines. It first appeared on the 1967 Volkswagen 1600.
1969
Flight Manual USAF Series A-26A Aircraft On Mark . Department of the Air Force Technical Order TO 1A-26A-1 Formerly TO 1B-26K-1 . Washington, 1 September 1969 Heron S. D. Development of Aviation Fuels.
1973
1973 Development of a carburetor to meet automobile air pollution regulations.
1979
In 1979, Bosch introduced the next generation of Jetronic, called Motronic.
1980
Motorola, an American based company, began producing the first Electronic Engine Control Modules for fuel injected engines in 1980.
1981
1981 Started export of carburetors for general purpose engines to America.
1985
1985 Development of a power valve for automobiles.
UCAL FUEL SYSTEMS LTD. UFSL was established in 1985 by Carburettors Limited, pioneers In India in the manufacturing of Carburettors and mechanical fuel pumps.
1986
1986 Development of an LPG feedback system for automobiles.Development of an electronic governor for forklifts.
1987
1987 Development of electronic control units for automobile engines.
In 1987 UCAL entered into a joint venture with Mikuni Corporation of Japan,an internationally renowned company for Fuel Management System and products.
1994
In 1994, UBC's University-Industry Liaison Office introduced David Demers to Prof.
1995
In 1995, Bosch introduced electronic throttle control, which it called e-gas.
2000
Investigation Report 200002157 by Department of Transport and Regional Services Australian Transport Safety Bureau Re Piper PA31-350 Chieftain VH-MZK at Spencer Gulf SA on 31 May 2000 CFR Title 14 Para 33.47.
Then in 2000, Bosch introduced its first gasoline direct injection system, on the Volkswagen Lupo.
2003
2003 Opened a liaison office in Shanghai in April.
2003 - Collaboration with Orbital Inc ,Australia for development of Direct Injection systems.
2006
2006 Production of electric fuel injection system for general engine.
2008
Westport formed a joint venture with Weichai Power Co., Ltd., China's largest heavy duty engine manufacturer, and Hong Kong Peterson CNG Equipment Limited in 2008.
2011
2011 brought the acquisition of Emer SpA, a fuel system and components manufacturer, and the acquisition of Alternative Fuel Vehicle Sweden AB, the sole supplier of natural gas fuel systems to Volvo Car Company VCC .
2019
2019 UAW-Detroit 3 negotiations The path forward Delivery may carry the load for AV development.
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