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Heavy Duty Gas Engines integrated into Vehicles

Objective

The overall objective of HDGAS is to provide breakthroughs in LNG vehicle fuel systems, natural gas and dual fuel engine technologies as well as aftertreatment systems. The developed components and technologies will be integrated in up to three demonstration vehicles that are representative for long haul heavy duty vehicles in the 40 ton ranges. The demonstration vehicles will:
a) Comply with the Euro VI emission regulations.
b) Meet at minimum 10% CO2 reduction compared to state of the art technology.
c) Show a range before fueling of at least 800 km on natural gas.
d) Be competitive in terms of performance, engine life, cost of ownership, safety and comfort to 2013 best in class vehicles.

Three HDGAS engine concepts/technology routes will be developed:
- A low pressure direct injection spark ignited engine with a highly efficient EGR system, variable valve timing comprising a corona ignition system. With this engine a stoichiometric as well as a lean burn combustion approach will be developed. Target is to achieve ≥ 10% higher fuel-efficiency compared with state of the art technology.
- A low pressure port injected dual fuel engine, a combination of diffusive and Partially Premixed Compression Ignition (PPCI) combustion, variable lambda close loop control and active catalyst management. Target is to achieve > 10% GHG emissions reduction compared with state of the art technology at a Euro VI emission level, with peak substitution rates that are > 80%.
- A high pressure gas direct injection diesel pilot ignition gas engine, that is based on a novel injector technology with a substitution rate > 90% of the diesel fuel. Target is to achieve same equivalent fuel consumption (< 215g/kWh) and 20% lower GHG emissions than the corresponding diesel engine.

HDGAS will develop all key technologies up to TRL6 and TRL7 and HDGAS will also prepare a plan for a credible path to deliver the innovations to the market.

Field of science

  • /natural sciences/physical sciences/thermodynamics
  • /engineering and technology/environmental engineering/energy and fuels/fossil energy/natural gas
  • /natural sciences/chemical sciences/electrochemistry/electrolysis
  • /natural sciences/chemical sciences/organic chemistry/aliphatic compounds

Call for proposal

H2020-GV-2014
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Funding Scheme

IA - Innovation action

Coordinator

AVL LIST GMBH
Address
Hans-list-platz 1
8020 Graz
Austria
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 2 433 460,96

Participants (19)

BORGWARNER LUDWIGSBURG GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 112 350
Address
Moerikestr 155
71636 Ludwigsburg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH
Germany
EU contribution
€ 2 416 312,50
Address
Robert-bosch-platz 1
70839 Gerlingen-schillerhoehe
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DAIMLER AG
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 057 358,75
Address
Mercedesstrasse 137
70327 Stuttgart
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
DINEX ECOCAT OY
Finland
EU contribution
€ 188 475
Address
Vihtavuorentie 162
41330 Vihtavuori
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
FPT INDUSTRIAL SPA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 3 249 813,88
Address
Via Puglia 15
10156 Torino To
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IDIADA AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY SA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 1 341 462,85
Address
L Albornar
43710 Santa Oliva
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
IVECO ESPANA SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 839 125
Address
Avenida De Aragon 402
28022 Madrid
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
MAN TRUCK & BUS SE
Germany
EU contribution
€ 1 876 787,50
Address
Dachauer Strasse 667
80995 Munchen
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
POLITECNICO DI MILANO
Italy
EU contribution
€ 311 187,50
Address
Piazza Leonardo Da Vinci 32
20133 Milano
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
RICARDO CONSULTING ENGINEERS LIMITED
United Kingdom
EU contribution
€ 1 170 750
Address
Bridge Works
BN43 5FG Shoreham By Sea
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
SAG MOTION GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 1 786 557,50
Address
Lend 25
5651 Lend
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 230 732,50
Address
Anna Van Buerenplein 1
2595 DA Den Haag
Activity type
Research Organisations
TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET GRAZ
Austria
EU contribution
€ 237 750
Address
Rechbauerstrasse 12
8010 Graz
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
ITA-SUOMEN YLIOPISTO
Finland
EU contribution
€ 233 750
Address
Yliopistonranta 1 E
70211 Kuopio
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
HOCHSCHULE ESSLINGEN
Germany
EU contribution
€ 355 200,75
Address
Kanalstrasse 33
73728 Esslingen
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
UNIRESEARCH BV
Netherlands
EU contribution
€ 169 181,25
Address
Delftechpark 37 J
2628 XJ Delft
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VOLVO TECHNOLOGY AB
Sweden
EU contribution
€ 1 522 150
Address
Gotaverksgatan 10
405 08 Goteborg
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
VIRTUAL VEHICLE RESEARCH GMBH
Austria
EU contribution
€ 87 369,06
Address
Inffeldgasse 21 A
8010 Graz
Activity type
Research Organisations
WESTPORT POWER FRANCE
France
EU contribution
€ 270 812,50
Address
31 Rue De Brest
69002 Lyon
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)