Peugeot Applying New 1.6L Diesel With ECCS in 308 CC

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liter HDi FAP diesel engine has been designed to meet the requirements of the new Euro 5 emission standards. liter HDi diesel engines that were launched earlier, Extreme Combustion Chamber System (ECCS) technology is much to the fore. This combustion chamber design offers: A lower compression ratio (16.0 The Peugeot 308 CC will be the first model in the Peugeot range to benefit from a new 1.6 liter 112 bhp (84 kW) diesel engine. This new 1.6

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Volkswagen Group of America gains 51 charging stations at IECC Silicon Valley Campus

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The software will determine the power delivery based on usage and time of day to help even out the electrical flow avoiding too much strain on the electrical grid and designed to offer lower charging costs to users.

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Pierburg introduces air conditioning components specifically for EVs

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Pierburg GmbH has developed an electric a/c compressor (eCC) that incorporates the supplier’s many years of experience in the field of mechatronic components. The new unit is of compact design so that it can fit in the usual installation spaces and serves the regular voltage levels HV2 and HV3. The design of the machine allows not only classical air conditioning operation at warm outside temperatures but also heat pump operation at low ones.

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Volkswagen Group expands US ERL to become IECC; Type 20 BEV concept

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The future of the Volkswagen Group will be defined by our success in developing new technology that is designed to meet our customers’ needs. It grew from just three employees when it was founded in 1998, to more than 180 engineers, social scientists, researchers and product designers. The IECC will comprise two entities: the Innovation Center California (ICC) and the Engineering Center California (ECC).

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Toyota and industry partners to form consortium for network and computing infrastructure of automotive big data

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The consortium will: Focus on increasing network capacity to accommodate automotive big data in a reasonable fashion between vehicles and the cloud by means of edge computing and more efficient network design. Shenyang Institute of Automation of Chinese Academy of Sciences, China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT), Intel Corporation, ARM, and iSoftStone announced the formation of the Edge Computing Consortium (ECC).

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New Ricardo 48V electric motor aims to boost power and cut costs of hybrids; up to 50% increase in power density; ECOCHAMPS

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Ricardo designed the new 48V e-motor and accompanying inverter to incorporate the latest thinking in high-performance, low-cost electrification, which aims to extend the performance of 48V hybrids to offer a more attractive and affordable solution in comparison with today’s higher-voltage hybrid cars. Results of this work are expected to be published and presented at the IEEE ECCE at Portland, Oregon in September 2018.

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NC State team develops new Si/C inverter; 12.1 kW/L & greater efficiency in a smaller, lighter package

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The design of the new power component is also more effective at dissipating heat than previous versions. The team is presenting two papers on the inverter at IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE) next week in Milwaukee. The current SiC inverter prototype was designed to go up to 55 kW—a level of power seen in a hybrid vehicle.

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Self-driving mining truck stable at 90 km/h; clothoid-based model predictive control

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Clothoids are used for road design since their curvature vary linearly with the path arc-length. Wahlberg (2015) “Clothoid-based model predictive control for autonomous driving,” Control Conference (ECC), 2015 European, Linz, pp. A prototype self-driving truck under development by Scania and Swedish research universities has tested successfully at speeds of up to 90 km/h (56 mph).

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Synthetic biology company launches JV to commercialize gas-to-liquids bioconversion; isobutanol first target

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In addition, the company is developing a high-throughput platform to test and iteratively to optimize media composition and strain performance while also facilitating rapid design and testing of new pathways for improved isobutanol production from engineered strains. (Dr.

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ORNL Researchers Modify Plug-in Hybrid Electric Traction Drive Power Electronics to Function as On-Board Charger; Mobile Power Generation and V2G Support as Well

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Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have designed , fabricated and demonstrated a PHEV traction drive power electronics system that functions as the on-board charger, and that also provides significant mobile power generation and vehicle-to-grid support capabilities. IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2009), pp. The approach for hybrids using multiple inverters and motors (left) and a single inverter and motor (right).

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Infineon introduces next-generation of microcontroller multicore architecture for automotive applications

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The new architecture is the foundation of Infineon’s next generation MCU family designed to meet the requirements of upcoming automotive powertrain and safety applications. The 65nm embedded Flash silicon process technology and the microcontroller architecture are designed to balance increased performance with the need for lower power consumption. Design, implementation and documentation are focused for compliance to the highest Automotive Safety Integrity Level (ASIL D).

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NVIDIA introduces new Tesla P100 GPU accelerator for deep learning, HPC applications; NVIDIA DGX-1 deep learning supercomputer

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An innovative approach to memory design, Chip on Wafer on Substrate (CoWoS) with HBM2, provides a 3x boost in memory bandwidth performance, or 720GB/sec, compared to the Maxwell architecture. ECC protection for increased reliability. NVIDIA designed the DGX-1 for a new computing model to power the AI revolution that is sweeping across science, enterprises and increasingly all aspects of daily life.

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Renesas introduces new microcontrollers for sensor fusion, gateway and chassis system applications

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The new chips are designed for sensor fusion, gateway, and advanced chassis system applications that will enable the types of advanced systems envisioned in the car of the future. Error check and correct (ECC) functionality detects and corrects data errors affecting memory, such as flash memory, and the internal buses. Renesas designed the RH850/P1x-C Series with large memory capacity and a powerful CPU.

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Freescale introduces new automotive microcontrollers; streamlining body electronics networks and reducing vehicle weight

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The level of integration these devices provide can help simplify vehicle network design, yielding reduced weight—about 20 lbs (9 kg) from an overall weight of 150 lbs of associated wiring and circuitry—increased manufacturing efficiency and reduced board sizes up to 30%. The S12ZVL/S12ZVC devices allow designers to achieve the smallest possible CAN termination nodes (using S12ZVC) or LIN nodes (using S12ZVL) and help reduce printed circuit board sizes by as much as 30%.

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Peugeots Diesel 3008 Hybrid4

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The design of the powertrain (engine powering the front wheels, motor powering the rear) enables 4-wheel drive, an all-electric mode, and fuel consumption of 3.8 It uses the latest generation ECCS (Extreme Conventional Combustion System) combustion chamber design, a variable-geometry low-inertia turbocharger, a high-pressure injection pump allowing a maximum pressure of 2000 bar in the common rail and solenoid injectors with eight apertures. Peugeot’s 3008 Hybrid4.

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Peugeot Shows Two HYbrid4 Concepts, New BB1 EV Concept at Frankfurt

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It features a new generation ECCS (Extreme Conventional Combustion System) combustion chamber; a variable-geometry low-inertia turbocharger; and a high-pressure pump with a maximum pressure of 2000 bar combined with a common rail and solenoid injectors with 8 apertures. The BB1 is fitted with electric motors in the rear wheels, designed in association with Michelin. The BB1 is based on a tubular chassis designed by Peugeot Motorcycles.

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Citron Introduces New 3.0L Diesel

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The ECCS technology (Extreme Conventional Combustion System) ( earlier post ) applied in the 2.2 The parallel bi-turbo design is continued with the 3 liter version. Torque curve for the HDi 240. Click to enlarge. Citroën has introduced the new 3.0-liter diesel V6 DPFS HDi 240 engine for the C5 and C6. Improvements in the engine offer a reduction in fuel consumption and CO 2 emissions by between 12% (in the C5) and 15% (in the C6) compared to the outgoing 2.7L version it replaces.

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