In-focus: Turbocharger technologies
Once renowned for their ability to boost engine performance, turbochargers are now the established way of increasing engine efficiency, with turbocharged engine volumes set to boom over the next five years. But what are the competing technologies in the sector?
Over the past decade turbocharging in particular, but generally induction charging, has moved to become central to powertrain strategy globally. This has come about through a combination of market forces supported by a period of considerable product innovation. This next section looks at the state of the competing technologies