First contract for Water Injection, an innovative emissions control system for
Plastic Omnium has just won the first contract to mass-produce, for a premium
European carmaker, its innovative "Water Injection" system.
Water Injection technology reduces the emissions of gasoline combustion
engines. Water is injected into the combustion chamber to cool the air-fuel
mixture, thus reducing CO2 emissions by up to 15%, whilst improving engine
efficiency and performance by 10%.
Plastic Omnium's Water Injection solution, originating in the Group's expertise
in SCR emissions control systems for diesel engines, is a complete system made
up of the tank, gauge-pump module, and control electronics which manage the
system, interacting with the engine. 58 patents have been taken out on this
The Water Injection system complements Plastic Omnium's offering in the area of
emissions control systems and energy storage for all kinds of engines.
Following its recent successes in hydrogen, Plastic Omnium is thus
consolidating its position as a key player in energy transition and clean
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Plastic Omnium is the global leader in intelligent body systems, clean energy
systems and modules for the auto sector.
The Group and its joint ventures employ 32,000 people in 131 factories, 26 R&D
centers and 26 countries worldwide, serving 93 carmaker brands.
Plastic Omnium is listed on the Euronext Paris, compartment A, is part of the
SRD deferred settlement mechanism and the SBF 120 and CAC Mid 60 indices (ISIN