SAE 2014 Government/Industry Meeting

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, January 23

Light-Duty Gasoline and Diesel Technologies
(Session Code: G205)

Room 146 B  8:00 a.m.

This session will explore new, innovative fuel efficient technologies to improve light duty vehicle fuel economy, reduce green house gasses and criteria pollutants from the conventional engines. Speakers from industry, government, public interest groups and research labs will try to address pertinent questions such as: How far can conventional IC engine technology take us? Improvement made to date and what are the constraints/potentials of using advanced materials to improve fuel economy?

Organizers - Michael Harpster, General Motors Co.; Charles Schenk, US Environmental Protection Agency; Scott Sluder, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Gasoline Technologies to Consider for Future Legislation
Douglas Ball, Umicore Autocat USA Inc.; David Moser, Umicore Autocat USA Inc
8:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Current and Future Powertrain Technologies for Legislative Compliance
Richard Brunel Crossley, Ricardo Inc.
8:40 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Future Engine Efficiency from a Thermodynamic Perspective
K. Dean Edwards, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
9:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Gasoline Powertrain Technologies - The Foundation of our Pathway to 54.5 MPG
John Kirwan, Delphi Corp.
9:20 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Diesel Powertrain Diversification for Today and the Future
Alexander Freitag, Robert Bosch LLC