SAE International Responds to Recent CO2 Statement - Invites Automakers for Collaboration on CO2 as an Automotive Refrigerant

WARRENDALE, Pa., Nov. 14, 2012 — (PRNewswire) — In response to a recent press statement ( German, English translation via Microsoft® Translator) from Germany that "CO2 is the right refrigerant," SAE International President Frank O. Klegon invites all automobile manufacturers to join in an industry collaborative effort to fully evaluate the technical aspects of the use of CO2 as an automotive air conditioning refrigerant.

SAE International has unquestioned expertise in the research, analysis and application of a variety of automotive refrigerants. In the last decade, more than 10 major SAE Cooperative Research Program (CRP) projects have provided forums for subject matter experts from around the industry to meet, discuss and agree on advantages and disadvantages of various alternative refrigerants, as well as the management of accompanying risks.

Mr. Klegon said, "The implementation of CO2 as an automotive refrigerant is not without technical challenges." The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published its concerns regarding the use of CO2 as a mobile air conditioning refrigerant for passenger cars. The full EPA report can be accessed by clicking here.

OEMs wishing to join the technical collaboration to form a new SAE CRP to further investigate CO2 should contact Gary Pollak at +1-724-772-7196 or email Email Contact.

SAE International is a global association of more than 133,000 engineers and related technical experts in the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries. SAE International's core competencies are life-long learning and voluntary consensus standards development. SAE International's charitable arm is the SAE Foundation, which supports many programs, including A World In Motion® and the Collegiate Design Series™.

Contact: Shawn Andreassi, SAE International, via Email Contact or 1-724-772-8522

SOURCE SAE International

Contact:
SAE International
Web: http://www.sae.org




Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
Editorial
Peggy AycinenaWhat Would Joe Do?
by Peggy Aycinena
Job Openings: Can EDA Predict the Future
More Editorial  
Jobs
ASIC Design Engineer 2 for Ambarella at Santa Clara, CA
Verification Engineer for Ambarella at Santa Clara, CA
Engr, Elec Des 2 for KLA-Tencor at Milpitas, CA
Test Development Engineer(Job Number: 17001697) for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, CA
Timing Design Engineer(Job Number: 17001757) for Global Foundaries at Santa Clara, CA
Upcoming Events
CDNLive Silicon Valley 2017 at Santa Clara Convention Center Santa Clara CA - Apr 11 - 12, 2017
10th Anniversary of Cyber-Physical Systems Week at Pittsburgh, PA, USA PA - Apr 18 - 21, 2017
DVCon 2017 China, April 19, 2017, Parkyard Hotel Shanghai, China at Parkyard Hotel Shanghai Shanghai China - Apr 19, 2017
Zuken Innovation World 2017 at Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa Hilton Head Island NC - Apr 24 - 26, 2017
S2C: FPGA Base prototyping- Download white paper



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes GISCafe - Geographical Information Services  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy