University of Bath, Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre


Brief Description

The Powertrain and Vehicle Research Centre (PVRC) conducts internationally prize-winning research, focusing on improving the efficiency and emissions of both diesel and petrol engines. We conduct research that is systems-based on all aspects of automotive powertrain engineering. Our research represents four decades of achievement and extensive engagement with the automotive industry.
  • Keywords

    automotive; chassis dynamometer; data acquisition (DAQ); data analysis; education; emission; engine test; powertrain; R&D; transmission test
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  • Contact Information

  • Department of Mechanical Engineering, Claverton Down
    BA27AY Bath
    United Kingdom
  • + 44 1225 38 3312
  • + 44 1225 38 6928

  • Mr. Sam Akehurst

  • S.Akehurst(at)