Department of innovation firm Ricardo to 2040, most machines will "electrified".
Internal combustion engine will no longer play a
central, critical role in drive the car. Its task
would be to support electric motor. The engine is likely to be less, will get a Turbo or electric pressurization and become more efficient. Promising are Stirling engines, engines with divided loop and multifuel engines.
Will develop hydrogen cars? Over the past two decades,
the world is gripped by the idea of electric
vehicles, hydrogen fuel cell. They provide high efficiency and environmental performance of the vehicle. According to experts, if the infrastructure of hydrogen business model will work, the automakers will become more serious treat hydrogen transport and to the year 2040 will have tens of millions of hydrogen cars. The basic betting specialists make the leaders in the industry: Toyota, Honda and Hyundai
Gasoline and diesel remain the main fuels? Even fifteen
years ago experts from the petroleum industry warned the
year 2040 to extract oil will become very expensive, and some petroleum sources runs out. Today, information desk, not pessimistic. According to estimates by different organizations, oil and gas reserves in the world are disastrously small to very large. But it is clear that in the near future gasoline and diesel will remain the main fuels. Also be used alcohol and gas derived from plants and biomass
Who or what will drive a car? Whether we're
driving machines of the future or they will manage
themselves? Probably will be combined both versions, and today all the major manufacturers are working on cars with autopilot. To 2020 year on serial machines are automatic parking function and autonomous driving in the lane line. By the year 2040, vehicles will be fully autonomous, such as for remote invocation of the car, or traveling long distances.