Conferences and Events

Next Generation Hybrid Transmission

Thursday, August 18, 2016

CMCL Innovations has signed a collaboration agreement with Changan UK and consortium partners Magnomatics, Romax Technology and University of Sheffield to develop and evaluate Magnomatics ’MAGSPLIT® hybrid transmission for future Changan Vehicles. The MAGSPLIT is a next generation Dedicated Hybrid Transmission (DHT) that is expected to be one of the most efficient, simple and elegant hybrid powertrains for cars and commercial vehicles.

The project, codenamed IMPACT (Integrated Magsplit Powertrain with Advanced Control and Testing) has been co-funded by Innovate UK, the UK’s innovation agency. The total value of the planned project is £2.85M. The project was one of the winning bids following a competition launched last September (2015) encouraging companies to propose innovative ideas to cut vehicle emissions. The funding combines £30 million from the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) with £8.2 million of additional funding from Innovate UK, who will support the schemes.

The project will demonstrate a full hybrid powertrain ready for prototype vehicle installation, backed by world class digital engineering in hybrid powertrain design.
This funding was first announced in March 2016 by the then Transport Minister Andrew Jones who said:

“Our £38 million investment will help Britain become a world leader in this exciting and valuable technology sector, creating skilled jobs of the future as part of our long-term economic plan. It will also mean lower running costs for motorists and less fuel consumption, which is good for the environment and our economy.”

Dr Jethro Akroyd, Principal Engineer, CMCL Innovations, said:
“This collaboration offers us an excellent opportunity to apply our virtual engineering toolkits, namely the SRM Engine Suite and MoDS, to the development and optimisation of next generation hybrid powertrains.”

David Latimer, CEO of Magnomatics, said:
“We are delighted to be working with this consortium to bring our technology closer to market. Changan offer Magnomatics a route into the Chinese automotive market where we expect to see strong growth of car sales. We believe that MAGSPLIT has the potential to be a market leading DHT (Dedicated Hybrid Transmission).”

Dr. Xiaoyu Zhang, General Manager, Changan UK said;
“We are pleased that with the involvement of Innovate UK, Changan is able to evaluate this promising UK technology against other world class proposals for hybrid transmissions. Changan UK’s success in designing and developing our future powertrain products means we are well placed to do so and are further pleased that this project promotes closer collaborative ties between the UK and China.”

Andy Poon, CEO of Romax Technology, said:
“As the markets change and expand, so does the need for innovative, fast technology. This project allows Romax to embed its practical engineering know-how and latest simulation capability in the centre of the design and development of the next generation of vehicle drivelines.”

Magnomatics
Changan UK
Romax Technology
The University of Sheffield
Innovate UK

SAE World Congress, Detroit

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Dr Julian Dizy presented the paper SAE 2016-01-0571, “Application of the SRM Engine Suite over the Entire Load-Speed Operation of a U.S. EPA Tier 4 Capable IC Engine ” on behalf of the co-authors at Caterpillar Inc and CMCL Innovations.

Read more about the SAE World Congress here.

SMARTCATS, Italy, 4-6 April 2016

Dr Amit Bhave gave a talk on “Chemical kinetic schemes to simulate combustion-generated nanoparticles” at the SMARTCATS workshop on “Data Collection and Mining Towards Virtual Chemistry of Smart Energy Carriers”.

Read more about the SMARTCATS conference here.

CCS in the UK, Manchester, 13-14 April

CMCL Innovations was invited to present “A techno-economic overview of biomass based power generation with CO2 capture technologies, at the UKCCSRC Manchester Biannual 2016 meeting, “CCS in the UK – Moving Forward”.

Read more about CCS in the UK here.

SAE India Tech Talk

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

CMCL Innovations invited to present the SAE India Tech Talk Lecture at ARAI, Pune (India) on 03 August 2016. Read more here.

8th International Freiberg Conference

Thursday, December 3, 2015

8th International Freiberg Conference, Cologne, Germany [12-16 Jun.’16]

2015 AIChE Annual Meeting

2015 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA [8-13 Nov.’15]

AVL UK Expo 15

AVL UK Expo 15, Coventry UK [29 Sept.’15]

CTI Emission Challenges

CTI Emission Challenges,  Detroit Marriot Troy (MI), USA  [22-23, Sept.’15]

Chemistry of Smart Energy Carriers and Technologies (SMARTCATs)

Thursday, November 19, 2015

Chemistry of Smart Energy Carriers and Technologies (SMARTCATs), Thessaloniki, Greece [26 Aug.’15]

CloudSME Industrial Event 2015

CloudSME Industrial Event 2015, Zaragoza, Spain [24-26 Jun.’15]

Meet-the-Engineer Event

Meet-the-Engineer Event, Coventry, UK [10 Jun.’15]

6th International CTI-Conference “Emission Reduction for Off-Highway Applications”

6th International CTI-Conference “Emission Reduction for Off-Highway Applications”, Stuttgard, Germany [19-20 May ’15]

SAE 2015 World Congress & Exhibition

SAE 2015 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan, USA [21-23 Apr.’15]

SIAT “Symposium on International Automotive Technology 2015”

SIAT “Symposium on International Automotive Technology 2015”, Pune, India [21-24 Jan.’15]

13th International Conference “Exhaust Systems”

13th International Conference “Exhaust Systems”, Stuttgard, Germany [19-21, Jan.’15]

British Technology Summit 2014

British Technology Summit 2014, Istanbul, Turkey [27 Nov.’14]

SAE International Powertrain, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting

SAE International Powertrain, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, Birmingham, UK [20-23, Oct.’14]

6th International CTI-Conference “Emission Reduction for Off-Highway Applications”

6th International CTI-Conference “Emission Reduction for Off-Highway Applications”, Stuttgard, Germany [20-21, Oct.’14]

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event, Millbrook, UK [10-11 Sept.’14]

UKCCS Research Centre

UKCCS Research Centre, Cardiff, UK [10-11, Sept.’14]

6th International Freiberg Conference on IGCC & XtL Technologies

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

6th International Freiberg Conference on IGCC & XtL Technologies, Freiberg, Germany [19-22 May ’14]

International Conference on Fuels and Combustion in Engineering

International Conference on Fuels and Combustion in Engineering, Istanbul, Turkey [20-22 Jan.’14]

Internal Combustion Engines: Performance, Fuel Economy and Emissions

Internal Combustion Engines: Performance, Fuel Economy and Emissions, London, UK [28 Nov.’13]

International CAE Conference

International CAE Conference, Verona, Italy [21-22 Oct.’13]

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event

Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle event, Millbrook, UK [4-5 Sept,’13]

7th IEAGHG International CCS Summer School

7th IEAGHG International CCS Summer School, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK [21-26 Jul.’13]

The Indian Automotive Sector

The Indian Automotive Sector, London, UK [4 Jun.’13]

SAE /KSAE 2013 Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting

SAE /KSAE 2013 Powertrains, Fuels & Lubricants Meeting, Seoul, Korea [21-23 Jun.’13]

Biomass Fuelled Power Generation with CO2 Capture Conference

Biomass Fuelled Power Generation with CO2 Capture Conference, Cambridge, UK [24 May ’13]

SAE 2013 World Congress & Exhibition

SAE 2013 World Congress & Exhibition, Detroit, Michigan, USA [12-14 Apr.’13]

Engine Combustion Processes

Engine Combustion Processes, Stuttgart, Germany [14-15 Mar.’13]

10th International Symposium on Combustion Diagnostics

10th International Symposium on Combustion Diagnostics, Kurhaus of Baden-Baden, Germany [22-23 May,’2012]

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