F+L Week 2019 | Dr. Edward P. Becker, P.E. | Vehicle Electrification Lubrication Challenges
The worldwide demand for automotive transportation remains strong even as the price of conventional fuels fluctuates. Auto companies are committed to providing safe and affordable vehicles which run on whatever energy sources are available in a particular market. A brief history of vehicle propulsion methods will be followed by an update on the current status of electric vehicles, including hybrids, batteries, and fuel cells. The lubrication challenges of each will be presented.