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The Mira Automotive Engine Review
The Mira Engine Review provides a clear and concise investigation into the issues driving current and future engine development.
It is divided into two sections.
The first section includes: An executive summary. Government Activity - very important in terms of vehicle emissions and safety legislation key drivers - the report identifies these as development costs, modular engines, 'world engines', NVH activities and weight reduction pressures market forces - in terms of competition and cost reduction technology - new influences on engine developments in terms of gasoline direct injection, common rail technology, new lightweight materials and electronics.
The second section of the report profiles 20 leading global engine manufacturers and development companies. It provides a detailed account of their strategies focusing on: Their particular engine development strategy future development programmes - these include research into alternative fuels such as hydrogen, methanol and LPG core information - this includes areas such as company production facilities, R& D locations and spending, joints ventures and alliances, materials and combustion techniques.
The Mira Engine Review contains profiles on the following companies:
AVL FEV Ricardo BMW Group Chrysler Daewoo Fiat Ford GM Honda Hyundai Mazda Mercedes Benz Mitsubishi Nissan PSA Renault Toyota VW Group and Volvo.