Borg Warner, a leading supplier to the global automotive industry, is offering a variety of 48 volt products to boost power and fuel economy in conventional cars while the electric car revolution gathers momentum.
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Ken Gillette, a well known racer and hill climb specialist, will campaign his car this season using an electric supercharger from Duryea Technology
The Volvo S90 sedan is built on the same chassis as the XC90 and comes with a 407 horsepower supercharged turbo engine, 4 wd, and hybrid powertrain.
The Volvo XC90 T8 PHEV has proven so popular in Europe that it is on back order until deep into 2016. The all new Volvo XC 90 goes on sale here in the fall.
Electric superchargers eliminate turbo lag and boost fuel economy. As supercapacitor prices fall, look for more electric superchargers to enter production.
Mazda may introduce a new RX-7 rotary engine sports car in 2017, and an upgraded RX-9 model in 2020, and either one could get a hybrid drivetrain.
Audi has unveiled two prototype engines that use electric turbochargers in combination with regular turbos to boost power and fuel economy.
Many automakers are dropping huge sums of money into turbocharger research. Leading the pack is Ford, whose EcoBoost line of turbo engines have already met with better-than-expected commercial success. But don’t count ze Germans out; a recent patent filing by BMW reveals their work on electronically-assisted turbochargers, which eliminates turbo lag while providing excellent engine […]
[social_buttons] I’ve spent a lot of time around the car hobby, and I’ve seen some pretty stupid people do some pretty stupid things. My favorite story involves a V6 Mustang and a leafblower strapped to the air intake, approximating a cobbled together stand-alone supercharger of sorts. Alas, no one ever explained to this man-child that […]