UK’s Leading Engine Technology Innovators To Showcase Products At Engine Expo 2016


May 18, 2016 By Mike Lee
Last updated on May 18, 2016

UK’s Leading Engine Technology Innovators To Showcase Products At Engine Expo 2016

  • A range of innovative new technologies on display to help improve the efficiency of the next generation of vehicles
  • The UK Pavilion will include an Aston Martin Vulcan which has included development support from Prodrive and a Westfield sports car with a new rotary engine developed by AIE
  • The UK Pavilion (stand number 3320) is supported by the GREAT Britain campaign

Leading innovators in the field of engine technologies from Great Britain and Northern Ireland will be showcasing products to help improve the efficiency of the next generation of vehicles in the UK Pavilion at Engine Expo 2016, Messe Stuttgart, Germany, 31 May – 2 June 2016.

The research and development work carried out by the exhibitors is being aided by Britain’s unique innovation landscape, where industry and government work together in conjunction with a range of support including funding. Support organisations involved in the UK Pavilion are the Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC), Innovate UK, the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) and the Niche Vehicle Network (NVN).

The exhibiting companies and the new technologies being showcased are as follows:

Advanced Innovative Engineering

Clean, efficient and economical lightweight Wankel rotary engine for hybrids/range-extenders or as a primary power unit

Aeristech

Fully electric turbocharger and eSupercharger technology and compressors for automotive fuel cell applications

Bladon Jets

Micro-turbine and air bearing technology for use in automotive range-extenders or for static power units

Brunel University London

Industry-led research, bridging the gap between the lab and the marketplace to accelerate manufacturing implementation

Catagen

Catalyst technology allows the testing of full size after-treatment systems and components under a wider range of conditions encompassing WLTC Real Driving Emissions

Cella Energy

Advanced materials and technologies company has developed a safe hydrogen storage material that releases hydrogen when heated

Cosworth

High performance, low carbon powertrain engineering solutions for global OEMs and motorsport teams

Dearman Engine Company

Using liquid air to deliver zero-emission power and cooling

Equipmake

Prototype motor, hybrid and electric system design & development

GKN Hybrid Power

Gyrodrive composite flywheel hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption and emissions

Oaktec

Pulse-R multi-gas engine delivers exceptional results in terms of performance, emissions and fuel efficiency

Prodrive

Engine development capability showcased by Aston Martin Vulcan

RML Group

Motorsport and high performance automotive engineering company has developed the 400bhp 3-cylinder 1.5-litre powertrain for the Nissan ZEOD RC

Sunamp

Heat batteries for vehicle heat recovery, storage and re-use – for applications ranging from improving ICE efficiency to extending EV range.

The UK Pavilion will include an Aston Martin Vulcan with a V12 engine developed by Prodrive and a Westfield sports car with a new rotary engine developed by AIE.

Ian Constance, CEO, Advanced Propulsion Centre said: “The UK Pavilion at Engine Expo 2016 shows that automotive supply chain companies in Great Britain and Northern Ireland have a real strength in the area of innovation, and we have the support required to help these companies bring their technologies to market. The exhibiting companies also demonstrate that the UK is a global centre of excellence for low carbon propulsion development and production.”

More information can be found about all the exhibiting companies at Engine Expo 2016 at: www.apcuk.co.uk/engine-expo

The UK Pavilion (stand number 3320) is supported by the GREAT Britain campaign. The campaign showcases the very best of what Britain has to offer, and welcomes the world to visit, study and do business with the UK.
www.greatbritaincampaign.com