24 May '18, 1pm

New silicon-based lead-acid batteries could power new generation of micro-hybrids

2016 BMW 3-Series eDrive plug-in hybrid prototype Enlarge Photo When is a hybrid not a hybrid? Potentially when it’s a conventional gas-powered car using an electrified powertrain. Many automakers have announced that they will build some percentage of their car fleet as pure electrics. The gas-powered vehicles that remain will still need a significant boost in fuel economy. READ THIS: 48-volt mild hybrids heading toward ubiquity in Europe as diesel declines The key to increasing fuel economy in these more conventional cars will be electrified, though not fully-electric, powertrains. They won’t all be full hybrids, and they certainly won’t all be plug-ins, as automakers try to keep costs down and offer these more efficient powertrains in more affordable cars. Many of these systems rely on higher-voltage electrical systems than standard lead-acid batteries can provide. Yet a...

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