Electric Mobility Is Not Giving Diesel Any Respite
Tomorrow's vehicles will feature different types of drive systems for a long time to come. Even the diesel engine will remain in the mix. However, electric mobility does not give diesel any respite. Criticism of the internal combustion engine gets more heated with every kilometer increase in electric range, as exemplified by the emotional debate at the ATZlive conference "The Powertrain of Tomorrow". The fact that fuel cells and synthetic fuels also have to be put to the test is down to a lack of optimum energy efficiency. Amid all this, impressive progress was unveiled in Frankfurt, Germany.