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, Volume 79, Issue 9, pp 60–63 | Cite as

The role of electrification in the powertrain mix of 2025

  • Markus Uhl
  • Albert Beichtbuchner
  • Heimo Schreier
Development Electrified Powertrains
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Both the automotive and the transport industry are facing enormous change. The demand for electric-driven vehicles is continuously increasing. This is not only due to debates about driving restriction within cities, fine dust or CO2 emissions. Rather, global urbanization is proving to be the key driver of the growing interest in alternatively powered automobiles. Additionally, trucks and buses are playing an essential part of everyday urban life. In this article, Fuso and AVL show a possible path for future mobility using electrification.

Challenge

Urbanization is considered a global trend that continues and its effects are particularly noticeable in the world’s major conurbations, as for example Tokyo. By 2030, 60 % of the world’s population, or 5.1 billion people, will live in cities. This shift poses major challenges, especially for megacities. There is an urgent need to lower pollutant emissions such as NO xand Particulate Matter (PM) as well as traffic-noise levels locally to...

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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Markus Uhl
    • 1
  • Albert Beichtbuchner
    • 2
  • Heimo Schreier
    • 2
  1. 1.Mitsubishi Fuso Truck & BusTokyoJapan
  2. 2.AVL List GmbHGrazAustria

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