The state of the art of research and development of the most important fuel additives to meet modern technical and environmental standards has been presented. Fundamental technical solutions arising from the mechanism of action of different types of additives have been considered. The problems to be faced by researchers in the foreseeable future have been formulated.
Original Russian Text © A.M. Danilov, 2015, published in Neftekhimiya, 2015, Vol. 55, No. 3, pp. 179–190.