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Propulsion for 2025

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Internationaler Motorenkongress 2017

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Overall industry and thus also automobile industry is currently changing dramatically driven by digitalization. Future mobility will be more than moving from A to B. The car of the future will be the connection between digital world and passenger. In the far future it is likely that it will be electric, connected and autonomous.

Four key megatrends – demographic change, urbanization, environmental policy and connectivity – are analyzed in relation to their impact on people, future mobility and therefore on the automobile industry.

Market forecasts predict an increase in the share of electrified vehicles from today 3 % to 27 % in 2023. However the share of pure electric vehicles will remain on a comparatively low level below 5 %. In order to meet upcoming CO2 legislation a strategy of improving the conventional gasoline and Diesel engine as well as introducing a wide range of eco-friendly vehicles is required. With the fuel cell ix35 Hyundai is offering today the technology of tomorrow.

Automated driving – thus car is capable of sensing its environment and handling of navigating tasks under all roadway conditions without human input – will become reality step by step.

This presentation describes the Hyundai Motors development roadmap to satisfy the requirements towards future mobility in terms of innovative powertrain technologies, connectivity and autonomous driving.

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Winkler, M. (2017). Propulsion for 2025. In: Liebl, J., Beidl, C. (eds) Internationaler Motorenkongress 2017. Proceedings. Springer Vieweg, Wiesbaden.

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