29 Apr '13, 4am

#BOMS Future Drive Technology Highlighted By VW

#BOMS Future Drive Technology Highlighted By VW

During the 34th International Vienna Motor Symposium last Friday, Prof. Dr. Martin Winterkorn, chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, gave a forecast of the company’s future drive system technologies. Areas of work being focused on by Volkswagen include the development of a high-performance diesel engine delivering 100 kilowatts per liter of displacement and a new 10-speed dual clutch gearbox that reduces fuel consumption. Professor Winterkorn said that among the alternative drive systems plug-in hybrids in particular offer great potential. Winterkorn stressed that over the medium and long-term different drive system technologies would exist side by side. These would range from highly efficient internal combustion engines and natural gas systems all the way to hybrids and electric vehicles. On this basis the Volkswagen Group is working towards its declared o...

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