How is the 140-old technology of combustion engines doing in the era of electrification? Surprisingly well, it turns out.
2nd August 2018
Bloomberg uncovers the reign of conventional engine technology thanks to Cipher
How is the 140-old technology of combustion engines doing in the era of electrification?
Surprisingly well, Oliver Sachgau in his analysis for Bloomberg used Cipher to test the innovation trends around the technologies. Curious to know whether patents are an indication of staying Oliver spoke to CEO Nigel Swycher and quotes him:
For now the internal combustion engine is core to automotive revenues and this will continue throughout the hybrid era,
said Nigel Swycher, the chief executive officer of Aistemos Ltd., which owns Cipher.
While the future will belong to the era of electrification, manufacturers continue to invest in both research and development and patents to improve the engine of today.