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Engine development has trended toward downsizing in recent years utilizing components such as advanced turbochargers to raise output to maintain consumer appeal.

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Posted: Wed, 03/11/2015
Integrated Powertrain Control: Optimal Engine Operating Points.
This whitepaper by Maplesoft discusses a method of determining an optimal set of operating points for an internal combustion engine based on the Brake Specific Fuel Consumption. Full Content »
Contributor: Chris Brace
Posted: Tue, 01/13/2015

Automotive IQ recently spoke with Chris Brace, Professor at the University of Bath, about his Chassis Dynamometer research, the main drivers for engine optimization and how less aggressivity might lead to significant fuel savings.

Prof. Brace, could you please tell us a bit about your work in general and your current projects regarding engine... Full Content »
Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Thu, 11/27/2014

Automotive IQ recently asked two OEM experts about chances and uncertainties of RDE regulation compliance requirements. Answering were John Korsgren, an Attribute Leader Diesel Engines & Engine Engineering at Volvo Car Group and Christophe Griard, responsible for Emissions and Fuel Consumption Attributes Synthesis at PSA Peugeot Citroìn.... Full Content »
Contributor: Jens Häberle
Posted: Fri, 11/21/2014
Jens Häberle, former DTM car racer and now System Engineer talks about the Formula E racing series and its impact on electric cars. Full Content »
Contributor: Peter Els
Posted: Fri, 10/24/2014
Peter Els

Since the latter half of the 19th Century, the technology of choice to propel the motor car has been the reciprocating piston, spark-ignition Otto-cycle engine, followed by the compression-ignition diesel. After more than a century of service these engines have undergone development that has resulted in significant improvements in fuel... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Tue, 09/16/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Volkswagen Group

#1: Volkswagen Group

A brief history

Volkswagen means ‘people’s car’, and the company was originally established after Adolf Hitler expressed his desire to produce a car able to carry two adults and three children at 100km/h, which would be affordable for citizens of the Third Reich. Hitler approved Ferdinand Porsche... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Wed, 09/10/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Toyota Motor Corporation

#2: Toyota Motor Corporation

A brief history

Toyota’s history can be traced back to the automatic loom company started by Sakichi Toyoda in the early 1900’s. An automobile department was established as a division of Toyota Automatic Loom Works Ltd in 1933, and was placed in the care of Sakichi’s son, Kiichiro Toyoda who... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 09/04/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Daimler AG

#3: Daimler AG

A brief history

Daimler’s history can be traced back to 1886, when Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the automobile independently of one another. The both founded companies – Benz & Cie., and Daimler-Moteren-Gesellschaft – which eventually merged in 1926 to form Daimler-Benz AG, and the Mercedes-... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 08/28/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: General Motors Corporation

#4: General Motors Corporation

A brief history

General Motors was established in Flint, Michigan in 1908 by William Durant, initially as a holding company for the Buick Motor Company. By 1910 it had rapidly acquired more than 20 smaller car manufacturers and auto accessory suppliers, including Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Oakland (now known as... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 08/21/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Ford Motor Company

#5: Ford Motor Company

A brief history

Ford was incorporated by Henry Ford and a group of investors, in Michigan in 1903. In October 1908 Ford introduced the Model T, which became one of the most popular cars in the world. Production ran until 1927, by which time over 15 million Model T’s had been produced worldwide. In 1913 Ford... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Wed, 08/13/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Honda Motor Company

#6: Honda Motor Company


A brief history

The founder of the company, Honda Soichiro started his first company Tokai Seiko (Eastern Sea Precision Machine Company) in 1937; and by 1941 had developed an automated process for mass-producing piston rings for use by Toyota. After the war he established the Honda Technical Research Institute in... Full Content »
31 results
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31 results
of 3
Posted: Wed, 03/11/2015
Integrated Powertrain Control: Optimal Engine Operating Points.
This whitepaper by Maplesoft discusses a method of determining an optimal set of operating points for an internal combustion engine based on the Brake Specific Fuel Consumption. Full Content »
Contributor: Chris Brace
Posted: Tue, 01/13/2015

Automotive IQ recently spoke with Chris Brace, Professor at the University of Bath, about his Chassis Dynamometer research, the main drivers for engine optimization and how less aggressivity might lead to significant fuel savings.

Prof. Brace, could you please tell us a bit about your work in general and your current projects regarding engine... Full Content »
Contributor: Automotive IQ
Posted: Thu, 11/27/2014

Automotive IQ recently asked two OEM experts about chances and uncertainties of RDE regulation compliance requirements. Answering were John Korsgren, an Attribute Leader Diesel Engines & Engine Engineering at Volvo Car Group and Christophe Griard, responsible for Emissions and Fuel Consumption Attributes Synthesis at PSA Peugeot Citroìn.... Full Content »
Contributor: Jens Häberle
Posted: Fri, 11/21/2014
Jens Häberle, former DTM car racer and now System Engineer talks about the Formula E racing series and its impact on electric cars. Full Content »
Contributor: Peter Els
Posted: Fri, 10/24/2014
Peter Els

Since the latter half of the 19th Century, the technology of choice to propel the motor car has been the reciprocating piston, spark-ignition Otto-cycle engine, followed by the compression-ignition diesel. After more than a century of service these engines have undergone development that has resulted in significant improvements in fuel... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Tue, 09/16/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Volkswagen Group

#1: Volkswagen Group

A brief history

Volkswagen means ‘people’s car’, and the company was originally established after Adolf Hitler expressed his desire to produce a car able to carry two adults and three children at 100km/h, which would be affordable for citizens of the Third Reich. Hitler approved Ferdinand Porsche... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Wed, 09/10/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Toyota Motor Corporation

#2: Toyota Motor Corporation

A brief history

Toyota’s history can be traced back to the automatic loom company started by Sakichi Toyoda in the early 1900’s. An automobile department was established as a division of Toyota Automatic Loom Works Ltd in 1933, and was placed in the care of Sakichi’s son, Kiichiro Toyoda who... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 09/04/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Daimler AG

#3: Daimler AG

A brief history

Daimler’s history can be traced back to 1886, when Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the automobile independently of one another. The both founded companies – Benz & Cie., and Daimler-Moteren-Gesellschaft – which eventually merged in 1926 to form Daimler-Benz AG, and the Mercedes-... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 08/28/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: General Motors Corporation

#4: General Motors Corporation

A brief history

General Motors was established in Flint, Michigan in 1908 by William Durant, initially as a holding company for the Buick Motor Company. By 1910 it had rapidly acquired more than 20 smaller car manufacturers and auto accessory suppliers, including Oldsmobile, Cadillac, and Oakland (now known as... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Thu, 08/21/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Ford Motor Company

#5: Ford Motor Company

A brief history

Ford was incorporated by Henry Ford and a group of investors, in Michigan in 1903. In October 1908 Ford introduced the Model T, which became one of the most popular cars in the world. Production ran until 1927, by which time over 15 million Model T’s had been produced worldwide. In 1913 Ford... Full Content »
Contributor: Colin Pawsey
Posted: Wed, 08/13/2014
Top 10 Car Manufacturers: Honda Motor Company

#6: Honda Motor Company


A brief history

The founder of the company, Honda Soichiro started his first company Tokai Seiko (Eastern Sea Precision Machine Company) in 1937; and by 1941 had developed an automated process for mass-producing piston rings for use by Toyota. After the war he established the Honda Technical Research Institute in... Full Content »
31 results
of 3
Contributor: Peter Els
Posted: Fri, 10/24/2014
Peter Els

Since the latter half of the 19th Century, the technology of choice to propel the motor car has been the reciprocating piston, spark-ignition Otto-cycle engine, followed by the compression-ignition diesel. After more than a century of service these engines have undergone development that has resulted in significant improvements in fuel... Full Column »
Posted: Wed, 03/11/2015
Integrated Powertrain Control: Optimal Engine Operating Points.
This whitepaper by Maplesoft discusses a method of determining an optimal set of operating points for an internal combustion engine based on the Brake Specific Fuel Consumption. Full Sector Report »