Tony Schultz, Vice President of Honeywell Turbo Technologies, and Steve McKinley, Vice President of Engineering at Honeywell Turbo Technologies, work to make fuel-efficient, fun-to-drive vehicles for consumers. At Honeywell, Schultz and McKinley spend a great deal of time focusing on turbochargers — devices that recycle energy from a vehicle’s exhaust to power a compressor that packs fresh air into engine cylinders. In short, the turbocharger makes the engine act more powerful than it is by reducing friction losses, improving fuel economy without sacrificing performance.
“The regulatory changes in the U.S. — where car manufactures have to meet an average fuel fleet of 35.5 miles per gallon by 2017 — will continue to increase through 2025 to 54.5 [miles per gallon],” Schultz explains. “Turbochargers are a big enabler to meet that [requirement].”
February 17, 2022
John Shegerian: Welcome back to Green is Good, and we’ve got a turbo-charged ending to today’s show. We’ve got Tony Schultz and Steve McKinley from Honeywell on with us. Tony’s the Vice President of Honeywell Turbo Technologies and Steve is the Vice President of Engineering for Honeywell Turbo Technologies. Both of you guys, Tony and […]
October 11, 2013
At Honeywell, Schultz and McKinley focus on turbochargers — devices that recycle energy from a vehicle's exhaust to power a compressor that packs fresh air into engine cylinders.