CLEAR HORIZON: As Euro 6 legislation looms, ETi examines how technology, test cycles and real-world driving all need to come together for the implementation of what comes after the next wave of emissions standards
BENTLEY BOY: Last month, ETi took a closer look at Bentley's revamped engine facilities in Crewe, UK, and the tour guide was none other than the luxury car maker's new powertrain director. From the Merlin 12-cylinder drivetrains of yesteryear to the electric powertrains of tomorrow, there was much to see and even more to discuss
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Measuring nanoparticles in exhaust emissions
NanoMet3 is a new instrument for Portable Emission Measurement Systems (PEMS) application to measure number concentration and diameter of nanometer-sized particles in the size range 10-700nm on the road
Getting to grips with vibration requirements for EV batteries
Jim Hooper, senior engineer (component test laboratory) at Millbrook Proving Ground discusses the current lack of data available to validate the impact of vibration on EV batteries, the recent test and development work carried out by Millbrook to identify these gaps and the suggested recommendations for future testing of EV battery packs.
An exclusive insight into the first high temperature polyamide for blow-molded ducts that can handle continuous-use temperatures over 220°C
The ever evolving and revolving story of auto engine power sources
Fuelling EV growth
Professor Nigel Berkeley, director of the Research Centre is Sustainable Regeneration department of Coventry University outlines some key throughts in how electric vehicles can jump from the niche and into the mass market
A look at the recent demands from consumers that manufacturers are striving to meet
Driven by success
One supplier’s high-tech innovation in HEVs systems is bringing much joy to the automotive world
All set for a charge?
Are we about to see electric racing become a permanent fixture on the professional motorsport calendar?
Honda's engine future
In a world exclusive, ETi has gained a rare insight into the Honda's future powertrain direction, which includes an all-new family of IC engines
Keeping automotive insulation lightweight
How the choice of material and design can impact on insulation, especially when it comes to electric vehicles
The role of virtual technology in automotive design
Ford's Mario Felice on the company's quick shift to a virtual powertrain design process
Simulation optimises design of selective catalytic reduction systems to meet emissions challenges
A look at how to overcome future stringent diesel emissions legislation
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