CO2 Reduction and Fuel Economy

Customer Requirements

In our modern world, the urgent need to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels has now become an obligation. Internal combustion engines will remain the most common form of motive power for many years but social, economic and ecological implications dictate that these engines must achieve significantly lower emissions levels in order to remain viable and acceptable.


  • Reliable and robust solutions that work continuously in the vehicle
  • Real-world benefits achieved for all customers
  • Synergistic solutions should enhance, not exclude other CO2 reduction technologies
  • A pragmatic view on the appropriate level of hybridization required
  • Cost effective solutions maximize customer benefit
  • Rapid implementation gives competitive advantage

Our Solution

MAHLE Powertrain has extensive experience in the development and application of a range of new technologies to deliver significant fuel economy benefits. Our downsizing demonstrator engine and vehicle shows that these benefits can be achieved without the need to sacrifice performance. Our strength is in selecting the optimum combination of technologies to maximize the benefits using our highly flexible and fast development process.

Customer Benefits

  • Experience of a leading-edge internal combustion engine developer
  • Practical approach of a consultancy that also has a wealth of experience in electrification technologies
  • History of gasoline, alternative fuel and hybrid programs going back 15 years
  • Extensive engine system and component knowledge backup of the MAHLE Group

Our Strengths

Our Services

  • Powertrain product planning for low CO2 emissions
  • Technology benchmarking and fundamental research
  • Powertrain integration into vehicle, concept and demonstrator builds
  • Engine design, development, verification and calibration for series production
  • Fuel economy and emissions certification to all latest global regulations
  • Low volume production of niche engine/variants

Our Tools and Facilities