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Fuel Efficient Transmission Technology Concepts: Design Methodology | 2009-2013

Fuel Efficient Transmission Technology Concepts: Design Methodology

Fordonsstrategisk Forskning och Innovation – FFI

Energy and environment

PROJECT SUMMARY

The need to reduce our consumption of fossil fuels is a major factor influencing governments and industry and decisions being made for future investments. In this vein, Volvo Construction Equipment AB has identified a new transmission technology which has been shown to offer a substantial saving in fuel consumption. The aim of this proposed project is to provide support towards achieving the objective of bringing this new transmission technology to the market as quickly as possible.

PROJECT INFORMATION

Project Leader LTU: Åsa Ericson (T. Larsson tom 2010)
Staff LTU: Christian Johansson
Johan Holmqvist
Type: Research
Key research area: Functional Products
Knowledge Enabled Engineering
Product Development
Simulation Driven Design
Application area: Transportation
Time frame: 2009-2013
Funding: 18 MSEK
Partners: VINNOVA
Volvo CE