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New path to increasing heavy-truck efficiency with state-of-the-art research engine
New path to increasing heavy-truck efficiency with state-of-the-art research engine
01/25/2022

University of Michigan researchers have contributed to Volvo’s demonstration engine that will achieve a peak of  55% brake thermal efficiency, meaning high fuel efficiency.  U-M studies showed a 35% reduction in nitrogen oxides (NOx) emissions for heavy-duty trucks using extreme Miller cycle with high intake boost while enabling higher thermal efficiency. “The research findings identify […]

Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024
Automotive Research Center funded with $50M through 2024
04/10/2019

With a $50 million contract from the U.S. Army, the University of Michigan’s Automotive Research Center will shift its focus to autonomous technologies for military ground vehicles. The funding extends the center’s 25-year partnership with the Army through 2024.