One of the defining trends in the automotive industry currently is the development of more environmentally friendly vehicles. While alternative drives, such as electric or hydrogen engines, are on the rise, the majority of vehicles globally are still using combustion engines – sometimes in combination with other engine types, such as hybrid cars.
One of the measures concerning climate warming is to implement tighter emissions legislation, which is happening in many countries around the world. Vehicles need to develop towards reduced fuel consumption and improved efficiency, for example consuming fewer resources for a specific performance.(…)