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FIA approves new v6 engine for 2014

india Updated: Jul 01, 2011 02:03 IST

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Formula One's governing body has formally approved plans to introduce a new V6 1.6 litre turbo engine from the start of the 2014 season.

The International Automobile Federation (FIA) said in a statement on Wednesday that its World Motor Sport Council had passed the new regulations in a fax vote.

The Formula One commission that groups the sport's main stakeholders had already unanimously agreed to the switch from V8 to V6 units with energy recovery systems.