Hareiharran

What are the most amazing products ever produced by Automobile Engineer?

Hope you give me clear guidance

by Hareiharran
1 answer
| Share :

1 answer

RE: What are the most amazing products ever produced by Automobile Engineer?

Rahul Shinde
Rahul Shinde
Verified Career Expert
Career Consultant at Pinnacle School of Business Management
  • Thane

Dear Mr. Harieharran

Greeting's for the day!!!

Every year, automotive manufacturers come out with something new - striking colors, sleek designs, novel enhancements and luxurious extras. But it is what's driving performance that is most innovative of all. Engineering technologies are making cars and their components faster and greener, with greater power, durability and maneuverability.

"Innovation is actually a process," says Bob Toth, Goodyear North America's director of new products and innovation. "We look at orthodoxies and ask why they are the way they are. We look at trends all over the world. We talk to consumers, and to all the constituents, looking for unfilled needs." The process works, he adds. "It's painful, it's tedious sometimes and it's challenging, but it does work."

While exotic and environmentally sensitive technologies like electric vehicles and hydrogen-powered fuel cells hold promise for the future, chances are they are years away from achieving economies of scale - probably decades away for fuel cells. In the meantime, gasoline-electric hybrids like the Toyota Prius are becoming more and more mainstream. General Motors recently introduced the Chevrolet Volt, the first plug-in hybrid, which can use household current to recharge its battery. It also has a gasoline engine that improves its range between charge-ups. Nissan North America recently debuted the Nissan Leaf, the first all-electric vehicle designed to sell in mass - or at least larger - numbers.

Electric vehicles, hybrids and plug-in hybrids will continue to play an increasing role, alongside more fuel-efficient gasoline and diesel engines. The internal combustion engine has the dual virtues of being familiar and relatively affordable.


There are a number of innovative technologies that are keeping the good old internal-combustion engine relevant and fuel-efficient. Some of the most amazing products ever produced by petroleum engineer are:


  1. Start-stop - Instead of idling, the engine shuts off when you come to a stop. By some estimates, worldwide production of start-stop systems may quadruple in only five years (to 16 million in 2015). Start-stop is a common feature on hybrid cars, but it's about to make the jump to "regular" cars.

  2. Turbocharging - An old concept that's been repurposed, a turbocharger forces more air, and therefore more oxygen, into the fuel-air mixture your car burns. The net effect is more power. In turn, that enables engine downsizing, for instance a four-cylinder engine in place of a V-6, while retaining the power of the V-6.

  3. Direct-injection - Gasoline is shot directly into the engine's combustion chamber, using extremely high pressure, in computer-controlled squirts. Control is so precise, direct-injection engines can get multiple squirts for each single explosion. The result is more power, more complete burning and lower emissions for a given amount of fuel. Customer benefits include quieter operation and better mileage.

  4. Clean diesels - Modern, clean-burning diesels employ both turbocharging and direct injection. Those technologies are now being put to work in gasoline engines as well. Diesels are far more popular in Europe, where fuel taxes keep diesel competitive with gasoline.

  5. High-tech automatic transmissions - Baby Boomers need to unlearn one of the lessons from the '70s and '80s, which was that to get the best mileage, you have to give up the convenience of an automatic transmission and get a manual. Increasingly common six-speed automatics outperform manuals, for all but the most highly-skilled drivers.

  6. Low-rolling resistance tires - Fuel savings aren't all under the hood. Tires heat up and waste a small amount of energy as they roll, which is lost in the form of heat. Low-rolling resistance tires reduce that energy loss. The new tires are standard on the recently introduced Chevy Volt and the Toyota Prius. However, they're also coming into increasing use as standard equipment on conventionally powered cars like the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze Eco and the 2010 Ford Fusion S.

Further doubts or queries feel to contact.

--
Regards,
Rahul.

RE: What are the most amazing products ever produced by Automobile Engineer?

This topic is now closed. New replies are no longer allowed.
Latest ANSWERS

List of the colleges in which I can join Mass Communication course after 12th? Contact and fee details?

Hi, After 12th you can pursue the Bachelors in Mass Communication and Journalism. There is an option to pursue Diploma Courses but the Bachelor will b .. read more

Top institutes offering Bachelor in Mass communication and journalism?

HI, We are receiving more queries related to the Mass-communication and Journalism courses and colleges in India and abroad. There are many such insti .. read more

After B Com..? In a govt job age 30

Hello Ajay,  Looks like you have started working right after your graduation. As you have mentioned you are currently into a government job, but .. read more

Percentage of marks required in 12th for mass communication? Which are the entrance tests?

Hi, Have you completed your 12th from a recognized university? Or just perusing the same? The Mass-communication career field is really an interesting .. read more
Most Popular

If I start as a Computer Engineer, where should I see myself after five years, given that I keep working in same field?

Hi Swarali, Good question! In 5 years time; if you are working for a large Computer organization; You are likely to end as one of the following; 1. Sp .. read more

Do 12th board marks have any importance in jee mains

Hello, Thanks for Asking...!!   The Union Ministry of Human Resource (HRD Ministry) has decided that Class XII marks will not be a factor for det .. read more

I want to become a Bio Technologist. What is the eligibility criteria for that?

To become a BIO Technologist, Take a science in a high school: You have successfully completion of 10+2 in science After you can opt the graduation co .. read more

What are the off-campus placement opportunities for a Electronics & Communication Engineer student?

being as an engineer there are lot off opportunities , first of all you make a point where you want to build your career 1. software testing 2. softwa .. read more