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Zero-impact vehicles (ZIV): How engines must perform to prevent a negative impact on air quality

A research project initiated by the FVV shows: If vehicles driven by combustion engines comply with very strict exhaust emissions limits, they no longer have a negative impact on air quality. However,...

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It's all about the system: FVV researches sustainable hybrid powertrains

Hybrid powertrains enable quick CO2 savings in road transport by combining an electric motor and a combustion engine - provided that the powertrain system of such a vehicle is designed from the outset...

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Digital simulations for real world engines and turbines: FVV awards Hans Dinger Prize for Young Researchers

New digital simulation methods allow engineers to develop clean and sustainable engines and turbines. This is the conclusion of the 2016 contest of the Hans Dinger Prize (HDP). The...

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The People behind the technology

The new book “PRIMEMOVERS – Current areas of research into engines and turbines” allows an insight into the work of engineers, who conduct research on clean engines and turbomachinery, in a way that...

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60 Years of research on clean engines and turbomachinery

The FVV is celebrating its 60th anniversary. Since the association was founded in Germany in 1956, industry and science have been working on clean engines and turbines. The progress achieved in...

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Two new Deputy Managing Directors for the FVV

The Executive Board of the FVV | Research Association for Combustion Engines eV has appointed two new Deputy Managing Directors who will support the longtime CEO Dietmar Goericke in the future...

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High pressure in Aachen: New FVV advanced centrifugal compressor test rig placed into operation at RWTH Aachen University

The start of operation of the FVV Centrifugal Compressor Test Rig on 5th April 2016 at the RWTH Aachen University marks a technological milestone in German centrifugal compressor research. This...

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