Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 05, 2011
Honeywell expects its second-generation turbo diesel to be on the road in three years. The largest manufacturer of turbochargers said the new call "essence DualBoost" is 30 percent lighter, smaller and 30 percent to 70 percent less current inertia turbos similar.
"This allows us to reduce the size of the engine further," Honeywell Turbo Technologies Vice President of Engineering Craig Balis says Automotive News Europe.
He said that the reduction of inertia helps to accelerate the rate of acceleration of the turbo, so that the boost pressure can be built faster. The end result is a turbo that is more sensitive and more efficient, improving performance and fuel consumption, Balis said.
The European car manufacturers need to reduce CO2 emissions by more stringent regulations of emissions that are beginning to come into force next year.
Roland Berger expects demand for turbochargers on light vehicles is expected to double to $ 30.4 million in 2015 from 18.2 million in 2011 and reach 16.9 million units in Europe middle of the decade from 11.2 million years.
Honeywell, whose nearest competitor is the BorgWarner, turbo controls half of the global market, according to analysts 'estimates'. The supplier, however, faces increasing competition - particularly in Europe. Turbocharger first Continental AG is produced by the Schaeffler Group, starting later this year. The joint venture of Robert Bosch GmbH and MAHLE GmbH, also begins the turbocharger output this year.
Honeywell plans to introduce over 100 new turbo applications this year and has more than 500 applications for the development of the motor tube.