Why You Should Pay Attention To 48-Volt ‘Hybrids’

Johnson Controls 48-volt lithium-ion micro-hybrid battery

If certain suppliers have their way, not all future hybrids will have large battery packs, or the ability to drive on only on electric power for appreciable distances. But they could still have a significant impact on fuel economy. That’s because they’ll rely on beefed-up electrical systems to take some of the load off their internal-combustion… …read more