As a pioneer of high-performance fuels, Haltermann Carless considers itself as a key enabler of sustainable mobility. What opportunities does the company see for its business today? What concrete contribution can it make to reducing greenhouse gas emissions? An interview with Dr. Bruno Philippon - Senior Vice President Business Unit Mobility - responsible for the global fuel division at Haltermann Carless and ETS Racing Fuels.
Hamburg is an important production site within the Haltermann Carless Group and has a long tradition that began as early as the end of the 19th century. Today, the site has developed into an innovative and globally leading producer of modern performance fuels for research and development in the automotive industry. This includes a comprehensive portfolio of test and reference fuels, custom grades for first fill or two-stroke engines as well as reference lubricants. With its ideal location - close to the port of Hamburg and connected to all modes of transport - the site serves its global engine development customers with innovative and renewable fuel formulations.
In the engine industry, market requirements are changing rapidly: one key driver is performance optimisation, which is particularly noticeable in the fuel additive industry. After all, fuel additives play a major role in ensuring that modern engines can develop their full potential. In the production of a high-quality additive formulation, solvents play an essential role. They are used as a carrier fluid and thus also contribute to improved environmental compatibility of engines. Read here which solvent properties are decisive and what else you should expect from your solvent supplier.
Fuel additives are an integral part of gasoline and diesel formulations as they are responsible for optimising fuel properties and improving engine performance. To achieve this, a balanced additive formulation and high-quality aromatic solvents are needed as carrier fluids. Close cooperation between you and the solvent manufacturer is crucial for the development of safe and high quality products. In this article we have summarised what you should pay attention to when choosing your partner.