Compacted Vermicular Cast Iron (GJV) for the Audi V6 Diesel Engine
GGV, CGI, GJV or JV – the designation doesn't really matter – the material and its production have come a long way to successful completion: GJV has entered volume production with the crankcase for a car diesel engine. Eisenwerk Brühl GmbH have successfully transferred their technology to the volume production of GJV and are as of now the only volume supplier of V6 crankcases made of GJV for Audi AG.
Source: MTZ worldwide Issue no.: 2004-10
Calculating Aerodynamically Induced Component Vibration on Motor Vehicles
The science of aeroacoustics has increased significantly in importance for the automotive industry in recent years. Low noise inside the vehicle has become a key selling factor. Better cabin...
ethod for Estimating of the Friction Potential
The friction potential between tyre and road surface is an important parameter for safe vehicle handling. At the Department of Automotive Engineering of the Technical University of Berlin, a method...
Increased Efficiency of a 48-V Mild Hybrid Vehicle Using Two Optimisation Paths
Thanks to its comprehensive design with strong synergies, the Gasoline Technology Car achieves a fuel consumption saving of up to 17 % when compared with the reference vehicle. Now, together with...