Tag: air-conditioning

Engineers at Purdue University in the United States have quickly improved the performance of a white paint that can passively cool surfaces. The team behind the ultra-white paint has revealed an improved formula that can keep surfaces cooler than the version demonstrated last October. A new formulation is said to reflect up to 98.1 per Continue reading Ultra-white paint cuts cooling challenges

Ferrari climate control patent

Supercar manufacturer Ferrari appears to be working on a new HVAC control system that will keep the rarefied air of its vehicle cockpits at precise temperatures. A patent filed by Ferrari includes details of climate control sensors that measure the temperature of vehicle occupants, as well as taking into account the general cabin air temperatures Continue reading Ferrari patents climate control innovation

Hyundai Motor Group has announced that it will begin introducing new technologies that are designed to improve air quality in vehicle cabins. Its first new technology is called “After-Blow,” which is designed to suppress harmful and odorous mould growth in the air-conditioning system. Allowing condensation to naturally drain from the evaporator for 30 minutes when Continue reading Hyundai unveils new air-con tech

Heat is the nemesis of many a high-performance car. All manner of heat exchangers, ranging from coolant radiators to differential coolers, have to be accommodated and given enough space, airflow and capacity to deal with myriad demanding benchmarks.  And yet, in countless situations, that fine engineering and outstanding capability will often be completely overlooked if Continue reading Bugatti reveals how it maintains cabin comfort at more than 400km/h