Fuel Additive Device

Global Fuelbox

Industrial Design, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial, User Experience (UX/UI), Electrical Engineering, Firmware & Software

Background and Challenges

Global Fuelbox is an energy technology start-up company based in California. The firm tasked Nectar with developing a new fuel additive and delivery device for improving the miles-per-gallon (MPG) ratio of diesel engines, the primary power source for today’s trucking and transport industry.

Increasing MPG with Diesel Engine Fuel Additive Device

Nectar developed a comprehensive product requirements document for the new fuel additive device; conducted chemical and combustion engine research and Failure Modes & Effects Analysis (FMEA); and collaborated with external topic experts to design and engineer the required mechanical and electromechanical systems, and associated hardware and firmware. In addition to designing tests to meet MIL-STD 810, MIL-STD 461, and OSHA requirements, Nectar performed other tests recommended by the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE).

Increasing MPG with Diesel Engine Fuel Additive Device