While most of the major automakers are actively involved in developing HCCI engines, one prominent manufacturer is taking a wait and see attitude. Axel Rücker manager for Energy Integration Systems at
still offer more potential for greater efficiency and lower emissions than HCCI. While
has allowed us to drive HCCI prototypes and
showed a concept called the F700 at the recent
Frankfurt Motor Show
, BMW has not done any HCCI development yet.
are also both actively involved in working on HCCI as are many researchers at places like MIT and Purdue.