Engine Design Videos

Learn more about Achates Power and its clean, more fuel efficient and lower cost engines.

The History of the Achates Engine

The History of the Achates Engine

Meet Dr. James Lemke – a serial entrepreneur with a history of founding and leading companies to successful exits and a personal passion for science, engineering and education. Dr. Lemke founded Achates Power in 2004 with an idea that would revolutionize the automotive industry by revitalizing the opposed-piston, two-stroke engine.

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A Message From David Foster

A Message from David Foster

With the venerable four-stroke engine reaching its limits, Achates Power offers a fundamentally better engine design that meets tougher emissions and fuel economy standards without increased cost and complexity.

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Achates Power Delivers

With the venerable four-stroke engine reaching its limits, Achates Power offers a fundamentally better engine design that meets tougher emissions and fuel economy standards without increased cost and complexity.

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Technical Overview

Achates Power Technical Overview

With the venerable four-stroke engine reaching its limits, Achates Power offers a fundamentally better engine design that meets tougher emissions and fuel economy standards without increased cost and complexity.

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Industry Overview

Achates Power Industry Overview

With the venerable four-stroke engine reaching its limits, Achates Power offers a fundamentally better engine design that meets tougher emissions and fuel economy standards without increased cost and complexity.

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Virtual Tours

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Corporate Overview

Take a virtual tour of Achates Power and its San Diego-based headquarters, which houses more than 50 engineers and scientists, all focused on designing and building better engines—engines that use less fuel and cost less too.

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Dyno Cell

Featuring state-of-the-art equipment, such as the Da Vinci oil consumption measurement system and Dekati mass monitor, the Dyno Cell is where Achates Power tests and perfects its revolutionary, fuel efficient, opposed-piston engine design.

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Fuel Lab

The Achates Power Fuel Lab uses cutting-edge lasers and test equipment to closely monitor its fuel injection technology on the engine as well as provide data to support computational fluid dynamics modeling—ensuring superior fuel efficiency and a more sustainable future for everyone.

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