At the 2018 FISITA World Automotive Congress in Chennai, India, Simon Evans, Regional Manager, Europe, Africa, Middle East and India – OEM Group, and Michael Gahagan, Technology Manager – Driveline, with The Lubrizol Corporation, discussed the development of lubricating fluid technology for hybrid electric dual clutch transmissions (e-DCT). The presentation won The Outstanding Paper Award in the Theme “Fuels & Lubricants.”

Click through the presentation below to see why a fluid with the appropriate electrical characteristics along with other essential performance characteristics are required to lubricate e-DCTs. (Note: FISITA holds the copyright to the original research paper, originally published in the Proceedings of FISITA 2018.)