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OTHER expert voices

  • Magazine Article
  • 19AUTP08_06
Published January 01, 2019 by SAE International in United States
  • English

Noted industry experts in Powertrain technologies shared their views on future propulsion trends during SAE's 2019 WCX panel, “Still Not Dead: The ICE's Continued Evolution,” moderated by Editor-in-Chief Lindsay Brooke. Some of those insights included:

Dr. Uwe Grebe, executive VP, AVL: “Fuels have a significant role to play. I think there's potential to leverage greater efficiency in going to a higher octane number. Then there is discussion of the right utilization of renewables. I think going to synthetic fuels that are based on renewable energy is what we need to promote, because it takes the internal combustion engine out of the CO2 equation.”