Hyundai America Technical Center Awarded Funding by U.S. Department of Energy

09/24/2018, Superior Township, MI

  • Funding supports modernized car record investigate to rise subsequent era gasoline engines

Superior Township, Mich., Sept. 24, 2018
– The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded Hyundai America Technical Center appropriation to control investigate and growth for an modernized mixed-mode gasoline (spark/compression ignition) engine to achieve poignant improvements in both fuel economy and CO2 emissions.

Project appropriation will be $4.95 million over 3 years and precedence existent work with modernized valve-train and prior DOE saved technologies. The plan is partial of Hyundai’s modernized engine record plan and is designed to be used in destiny prolongation vehicles as both stand-alone (engine only) and hybrid (PHEV, MHEV) configurations. 

“The event to try mixed-mode engine record by a DOE’s extend signifies Hyundai’s joining to modernized investigate record and application engines,” pronounced John Juriga, director, Powertrain Technologies, Hyundai America Technical Center. “The associated investigate plan along with Michigan Technological University and Phillips 66 signifies a significance in building fuel and engine innovations that work together for optimal car opening and heading fuel economy ratings.”

Hyundai Motor Group recently announced skeleton to broach 38 eco-friendly models by 2025 and Hyundai Motor Company skeleton to broach 18 models by 2025. This new growth roadmap also represents a subsequent step for Hyundai Motor toward realizing a ultimate aspiration of formulating a cleaner sourroundings by eco-friendly vehicles.

“By investing in a extended operation of technologies, a DOE is ensuring America stays during a forefront of innovation,” pronounced U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry. “Improving a affordability of travel for American consumers and businesses keeps a economy moving.”

About Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc.
As one of Hyundai Motor Group’s (HMG) 6 centers focused on investigate and growth (RD), Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) was determined in 1986 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. HATCI is HMG’s design, record and engineering multiplication for North America. As HMG solidified a position as one of a tip 5 tellurian OEMs, HATCI has grown to embody a clever network of engineering disciplines and increasing business-focused activities to support North America’s Voice of a Customer.

HATCI supports new indication growth for HMG’s North American operations and tellurian programs from a dedicated engineering comforts and support staff during associate sites located via a United States (Alabama, California, Georgia, Michigan and Washington D.C.). HATCI’s success in gratifying a final of increasingly worldly consumers is a approach outcome of HMG’s joining to a destiny of American automotive engineering. HATCI upholds a clever RD truth hinged on artistic and ardent submit of all group members. This truth is peerless to HMG’s North American operational plan and serves as a substructure for engineering value and technological advancement.


Hyundai Motor America
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