Volkswagen is working on a ten speed semi-automatic DSG gearbox

Dual-clutch transmission with a high number of degrees to help reduce fuel future German car corporation. VW Group is working on other solutions to increase the efficiency of their cars.

Volkswagen is working on a ten speed semi-automatic DSG gearbox

The Volkswagen Group is planning in 2020 to reduce carbon dioxide emissions of its cars sold in Europe to 95 grams per kilometer. Part of these plans is the development of dual clutch gearbox DSG with ten gears.

The development of such gear acknowledged Chairman Martin Winterkorn car.

Ten-transmission alongside the emission reductions achieved by a decrease in the consumption of fuel for future cars.

A large number of gears was not connected mainly with automatic gearboxes.

Ten-automatic develops Hyundai or Ford in collaboration with GM . Already this year, the company ZF Friedrichshafen will produce nine-automatic transmission - the first it has to get Range Rover Evoque .Reduce consumption of future cars to help more economical engines. For example, Volkswagen is working on turbo, which has a 100 liter capacity giving kW power.

Such a unit will have a high-pressure injection system operating at pressures up to 3,000 bar or an electric blower (e-booster).Winterkorn believes that the combustion aggregates is still a lot of potential. "Since 2000, we have reduced the fuel consumption of our engines labeled TDI and TSI by more than 30 percent. I believe that 2020 may further increase their efficiency by about 15 percent, " says the head of the German concern.

The new generation engine has to offer improved combustion process, intelligent lightweight construction and optimized friction and temperature control.

The key to reducing emissions will also bet on alternative fuels - German concern to many such promises from vehicles running on compressed natural gas.

Winterkorn says that such cars are environmentally friendly, economical and suitable for everyday use, but adds that the public is still unaware of their many advantages.The best solution for the lowest emissions in the medium term by VW Group plug-in hybrids.

They allow for a shorter ride on electricity, but the range is limited by the capacity of batteries because the car also has a combustion engine.

The first produced plug-in hybrids will concern Porsche Panamera S Hybrid-E and Audi A3 e-tron plug-in hybrid version will also get a VW Golf, VW Passat, Audi A6 or Porsche Cayenne.

Author: AL
Source: Autolatest

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