Commissioned by Volvo of Sweden to design turbocharged engines. Banks develops the world’s first electronically injected oxygen-sensing turbocharged engine for Volvo.
Yet another future powertrain development program, this time for Volvo. Banks developed the World’s first electronically injected, O2 sensing turbocharged engine for them. This efficient platform set Volvo on their way to making the turbo engine a popular option in the early 80’s and beyond.
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The ’70s was an uncertain time for the automotive landscape. After enjoying cheap fuel prices and plentiful supplies for decades, the fuel embargo of 1973 changed how Americans viewed their vehicles, and the love/hate relationship with big engines started. In June of 1973, the price for a gallon of gasoline was just under 50 cents. ...Read more
Winning Systems for Trucks, SUVs & Motor Homes
Although Gale Banks Engineering is one of many companies making performance exhaust systems, it takes a “systems approach” to improving horsepower, torque and fuel mileage for a niche market that includes gasoline- and diesel-powered light trucks, sport/utility vehicles and motor homes. Banks offers a variety of upgrades that ...Read more