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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Volkswagen has revealed a new 268 horsepower version of its 2.0 liter TDI engine, using an electric turbocharger to make it the most powerful TDI yet.
Today’s cars use more electricity than their predecessors – lots more. And it’s not just propulsion motors putting a strain on cars’ electrical systems. It’s also “convenience systems for dynamic chassis control,” according to Audi. The solution, says Audi, is to change from traditional 12 volt systems to a 48 volt format. That will allow such […]
Audi has unveiled two prototype engines that use electric turbochargers in combination with regular turbos to boost power and fuel economy.
The latest buzzword in the automotive industry is “electric”. You can thank Toyota’s Prius, Elon Musk, and movies like Who Killed / Revenge of the Electric Car for that. As more and more companies move towards electrification, they’re pushing battery technology forward – and it’s changing rapidly, with performance going up as prices come down. […]
The next Audi Q7 will launch with an electric turbocharger that eliminates the gremlin known as “turbo lag”.
Once the province of sports cars only, automakers are now turning to turbochargers as a cost-effective way of providing both performance and efficiency. Audi is going even further, working on a line of electronically-assisted turbochargers that will do away with “turbo lag,” curing one of the most common gripes with turbo setups.