Engineering a Solution to the Air Quality Challenge

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20 June 2018 19:30 - 22:00
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Description

Introduction

The challenge for clean air gathered momentum recently with the government's announcement of banning all petrol and diesel cars from 2040.  The Vehicle emissions story is complex and so too is finding the optimum solution to meeting air quality targets whilst serving societies need for transport. This seminar provides opportunity to explore and discuss various low emissions initiatives in an objective environment.

Concept

An open seminar promoting interaction between expert speakers and informed participants. 

Format:

We start with an overview of the clean air challenge in terms of the legislation - both today and as it’s expected to evolve and put this into context of the current environmental conditions.  Expert speakers will then present on the primary propulsion technologies, their development opportunities, challenges and associated infrastructure implications.  There will then be a short break followed by a Q&A session based initially on pre-submitted questions (which speakers will have seen in advance) followed by an open Q&A discussion / debate with the assembled audience.    Time span is 19:30 to ~ 21:30 hrs. 

Speakers and Topics Covered

  • Marcus Davies,Emissions and Core Calibration Manager, Ford Motor Co:
    • Emissions legislation and environmental considerations

       

  • Colin Garner, Professor of Applied Thermodynamics, Loughborough University:
    • What is the best energy source for Automotive Powertrains ? A comparison of Internal Combustion Engines vs Hybrid and EV alternatives.

 

  • Ian Constance, CEO of the Advanced Propulsion Centre
    • Hybrid Powertrains, Alternative Fuels and Electric Vehicles and their emissions reduction opportunities

       

  • Neville Jackson, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Ricardo plc
    • Battery Technology, Charging and Electricity Supply Infrastructure.

 

Event Date / Location

Wednesday 20th June 2018 at the Ford Dunton site, South Essex.

 

Speaker(s)

Marcus Davies, Emissions and Core Calibration Manager, Ford Motor Co: Colin Garner, Professor of Applied Thermodynamics, Loughborough University: Ian Constance, CEO of the Advanced Propulsion Centre Neville Jackson, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Ricardo plc

Address

Dunton Technical Centre
Ford Motor Company Ltd
Product Development Europe
Basildon
Essex
SS15 6EE
United Kingdom

Contact Details

Oliver Joris MEng PhD AIMechE
+44 (0)1268 401167
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