Electric Superchargers Ready For Prime Time

Electric superchargers eliminate turbo lag and boost fuel economy. As supercapacitor prices fall, look for more electric superchargers to enter production.

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Audi Thinks Electric Turbochargers Are The Future

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.

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