Fine work

Vienna, 12. May 2014 – the all-year-old meeting of the WHO-IS-WHO of the automotive industry on the vienna engines symposium allows a look into the future of the mobilitate and shows that the internal combustion engine still has enough potential for further successful years. Railridding inventions are awarded, the progress is created rather through continuous fine work on the 138-year-old four-stroke engine.

On the traditional viennese hofburg, every year, the technical bosses of the automotive industry meet and present what will soon be installed in each vehicle. VW-patriarch ferdinand piech guards to the regular participants, martin winterkorn also. The duo is not known for burning time. The meeting of top engineers shows where the journey goes to the mobility.

Electric turbocharger support

The next step of turbo charging is in front of the door by utilizing the electrical force to support the turbochargers at very low speeds, where the exhaust gas amount for sufficient power is not yet sufficient. This will further improve the driveability. How the concept of such electrified turbocharger can look like, ford and supplier combo schaeffler / continental showed. The gasoline technology car (GTC) is based on a FOCUS 1.0 liters ecoboost, with a modified engine control of continental, a 48 volt electrical system and an electrified coupling. There are also a mild hybridization and friction optimization. The result should be a fuel economy by 17 percent. With the help of a heatable catalyst euro 6c should be achieved.

In the generous piston motors, the pursuit of economy continues: audi-technik boss ulrich hackenberg was proud to look at it as he the new 3.0 TDI engine presented. The data of the V6 engine can be seen: up to 272 hp, a maximum torque of 600 nm, and a consumption that should be about 13 percent under that of the top self-end person. At the audi A4, this means consumption, which is limited to around fun liters per 100 kilometers. A second version of the aggregate will be 218 hp.

The secret behind this consumption reduction is a combination of internal motor friction minimization, more efficient cooling and new aggregates. In addition, an improved turbocharger with variable geometry and a fully variable-controlled operating olpumpe.