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May 16, 2019

NGK Ruthenium

New Ruthenium HX technology from NGK promises the highest performance and life expectancy of any NGK spark plug. Two new tip designs on the plugs include double fine electrode (DFE) for non-turbo, naturally aspirated engines, and projected square platinum electrode (PSPE) for turbo engines. Today’s efficient engine designs create more power while using less fuel and this has shortened the like of traditional Iridium and Platinum plugs. In response, NGK’s patented Ruthenium technology is used for maximum durability and performance in newer engines where efficiency is demanded. “Utilizing patented precious-metal Ruthenium technology, the new NGK Ruthenium HX offers higher ignitability, […]
June 25, 2018
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Spark Plugs Have Changed

“Back in my day, I remember when I still had to change the spark plugs in my car.” I said out loud, feeling my inner child die ever so slightly as I spoke the words “back in my day” with no sarcasm implied. I also distinctly remember sitting in a new product meeting surrounded by my peers preparing to learn that the game had changed. With every innovation that manufacturers roll out to meet the higher demands of the average motorist, we are asking the components of these vehicles to perform at higher productivity and with greater demand. In my […]