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
Fully electric turbocharger and eSupercharger technology and compressors for automotive fuel cell applications
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
Catalyst technology allows the testing of full size after-treatment systems and components under a wider range of conditions encompassing WLTC Real Driving Emissions
Advanced materials and technologies company has developed a safe hydrogen storage material that releases hydrogen when heated
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
Prototype motor, hybrid and electric system design & development
GKN Hybrid Power
Gyrodrive composite flywheel hybrid technology reduces fuel consumption and emissions
Pulse-R multi-gas engine delivers exceptional results in terms of performance, emissions and fuel efficiency
Engine development capability showcased by Aston Martin Vulcan
Motorsport and high performance automotive engineering company has developed the 400bhp 3-cylinder 1.5-litre powertrain for the Nissan ZEOD RC
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.