11 Aug '17, 3pm

Another use for #Lithium-ion: VW offers 1.5TSI engine with coasting function supported by battery power:

VW offering new variant of Millerized 1.5 TSI on Golf and Golf Variant with coasting function 11 August 2017 Volkswagen is now offering the latest member of its gasoline engine family—the 1.5 TSI delivering 96 kW/130 PS—for the Golf and Golf Variant. (Earlier post .) Volkswagen previewed the introduction of this variant of the 1.5 TSI—which supports a coasting function for the first time in a Golf—back in March, along with the introduction of the more powerful 1.5 TSI Evo. (Earlier post .) The high-torque and simultaneously fuel-efficient direct injection, turbocharged four-cylinder engine works on the Miller combustion cycle for increased efficiency and lower fuel consumption. For the Golf this is on average—depending on specification—between 5.0 and 4.8 liters per 100 kilometers (47 to 49 mpg US), which equates to CO2 emissions of 116 to 110 g/km. The Miller combustion c...

Full article: http://www.greencarcongress.com/2017/08/20170811-vw.html#...

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