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How Renault Partnered with Universitat Politècnica de València to Develop New Powertrain Concepts Targeting CO2 Reduction – Q&A

by Matthew Beecham of just-auto As automakers search for novel ways to improve fuel efficiency, technology partnering with universities remain popular. Matthew Beecham spoke to Pascal Tribotté and Frederic Ravet from Renault in France and Francisco Payri and Ricardo Novella from CMT Motores Térmicos at the Universitat Politècnica de València in Spain to learn how industry-academia collaboration can deliver some powerful results. Francisco, as the head of CMT-Motores Térmicos, can you tell us a little about your university department? Of course. Based in Valencia, we are an educational and research centre focussed on advancing combustion engine technology. We’ve been around …