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IC powertrains OUR solutions Gasoline IFPEN’s research on gasoline powertrains is aimed at achieving a significant reduction in fuel consumption while focusing on an after-treatment system that is
Motorisations thermiques
Innovation and Industry

IC powertrains

IC powertrains OVERVIEW AND CHALLENGES Reaching the ambitious objectives set for reducing CO 2 emissions by 2030 is dependent on: vehicle electrification as well as a significant improvement in IC
Motorisations hybrides et électriques
Innovation and Industry

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HYBRID AND ELECTRIC POWERTRAINS OUR solutions To support the gathering momentum in the electrification of the transport sector, IFPEN is working on the various building blocks of the powertrain:
Motorisations hybrides et électriques
Innovation and Industry

Hybrid and electric powertrains

Hybrid and electric powertrains Overview and challenges Globally, the transport sector is responsible for 23% of greenhouse gas emissions (GGEs). To reduce them, there is a significant shift towards
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Pollutant emissions: better knowing them to fight them better

Vehicle approval certifies that the emissions of said vehicle meet the specifications imposed by existing standards. Although current regulations only concern a limited number of chemical species ,
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Ignition simulation

In order to reduce fuel consumption in gasoline engines , manufacturers are focusing their efforts on turbocharging and downsizing . However, this option leads to an increase in the knock phenomenon
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Where aviation fuels are concerned... compromise is the name of the game

In the aviation sector, fuels derived from hydrotreated vegetable oils (HEFA a ) are seen as an alternative to petroleum based Jet A-1 b to reduce the environmental footprint of air transport .
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LES moves to rapid transients for cleaner powertrains

Gasoline direct injection engines emit soot particles during rapid transients . This still poorly understood phenomenon is taken into account during new WLTCs a , aimed at more accurately reproducing
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Observation of soot in a diesel flame

The reduction in IC engine particle emissions requires a detailed knowledge of the physicochemical processes at work during combustion . While fuels have long since been considered as a constant for