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Honda loses thousands of hours on the test bench due to new cost savings

The development of the engines has always been helped in recent years with an enormous amount of hours on the test bench in the factories of the respective engine suppliers. In an attempt to save costs, this is now being put to an end as well. The new rules for limiting the time an engine manufacturer may spend on the test bench are not easy. For example, there are different limits for a different speed at which testing is allowed. The biggest cost savings are made by limiting the number of hours an engine can be tested at 7500 rpm in so-called racing conditions. Read more 'Racing alongside Hamilton was great, but it was also the end of my career' Normally, current engines can maintain...
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