Increased Power & Efficiency

Demand for alternative energy sources like hydrogen continues to grow amid tightening emissions regulations. Increasingly stringent CO2 emissions and the need to reduce dependency on fossil fuels are quickly creating demand for alternate sources of energy.

Two Stage Electric Compressor for Fuel Cell Electric Vehicles

Increasingly stringent emissions regulations are promoting alternative energy sources like hydrogen, driving the development of fuel cell propulsion technologies.  Garrett’s Two Stage electric compressor for fuel cells supports this innovative energy source, using a combination of aerospace and automotive technology.

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48V Electric Compressor for Mild Hybrid Vehicles

Garrett’s electric compressor can deliver unmatched power density through superior aerodynamics and electrical design, helping automakers achieve the diesel and gasoline powertrain efficiency required to meet stringent emissions standards.

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Understanding the Difference Between Electrified and Electric

Electrification” has become a great, big, giant buzzword in the automotive industry as the global pursuit of cleaner more efficient energy imprints itself upon the vehicles of tomorrow.

Our world-class technical solutions are helping to drive a new era in hybrid electrification and fuel-cell powertrains. These innovations enable our customers to set new benchmarks in vehicle performance while vastly improving fuel efficiency and exhaust emissions levels. Garrett is committed to technical engagement to tap into opportunities for things like hybrid and hydrogen applications in vehicles and transportation systems, ultimately helping to reduce negative environmental effects.

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Garrett Develops Ultra Responsive Boosting System to Support Next Wave of Global CO2 Emission Targets

  • New boosting solution pairs with lean Miller Cycle combustion in gasoline engines
  • Garrett solution helps to deliver 15% CO2 reduction for EU sponsored project

Garrett has created a new boosting system with greatly improved transient response as part of an international team of industry and research organizations participating in the Particle Reduced, Efficient Gasoline Engine (PaREGEn) project – part of the EU Horizon 2020 Programme –developed to pioneer a new generation of low COemitting gasoline engines for mid-level to premium vehicles.

The project, involving 17 of the world’s leading automotive organisations, led to the development of a turbocharged advanced Miller Cycle combustion engine which is on track to deliver the same performance as a baseline Jaguar XE 2.0 litre vehicle but with a 15 percent reduction in CO2 emissions, complying with upcoming EU6d RDE requirements and with particulates measured down to 10 nanometres in size.

Innovations such as the PaREGEn engine are critical to the auto industry meeting incoming emissions standards because the internal combustion engine, optimized through electrification and hybridization, will remain the clear leader in powertrain development for the next decade and beyond.

The PaREGEn project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under Grant Agreement no. 723954.

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