Despite taking a million cars off its roads and spending a cool $20 billion tackling air pollution for the recent Olympic Games, Beijing is still one of the smoggiest cities on the planet. But that may all change when sales firm Honeywell International introduces a fuel-saving turbocharger to Chinese auto manufacturers in 2010.

The turbocharger was originally designed over a century ago by works by Swiss engineer Alfred Büchi, but was only released in 2004 to the European market.

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