AVL’s powertrain development process is aimed at significantly improving operating efficiency/economy, maintaining expected performance, and integrating advanced technology into the production process. The company merges its research and design work into production. With a full set of competencies to develop powertrain designs, the firm optimizes design decisions to reach a focused goal. It has built core competencies on integrating and optimizing the entire powertrain environment including emissions, performance, and economy. Its sustainable powertrain innovations and solutions will improve the world’s environment by reducing and eliminating harmful emissions. At the same time the environment is being improved, the consumer obtains improved efficiency and lower operating cost. The company teams with leading research and educational centers around the world to deliver this technology.