31 Jul '13, 2pm

Peugeot Studying Nickel-Zinc Batteries For Stop-Start Vehicles

Peugeot Studying Nickel-Zinc Batteries For Stop-Start Vehicles

PowerGenix has entered into an innovation contract with PSA Peugeot Citroen Automobiles. Peugeot will conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the use of PowerGenix’s NiZn batteries as a replacement for lead-acid in stop-start vehicles. PowerGenix describes itself as the leading developer of high performance, automotive Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries. “Peugeot has displayed impressive leadership in cutting emissions and adopting innovative technologies,” said Salil Soman, Director of Systems Engineering at PowerGenix. “We look forward to working together over the coming months to fully adapt and integrate our NiZn batteries into their vehicles. This is a promising milestone for NiZn, which is poised to capitalize on a rapidly expanding market for stop-start technology.” Micro-hybrid vehicles are gasoline or diesel-powered cars with automatic, battery-powered stop-start systems ...

Full article: http://www.hybridcars.com/peugeot-studying-nickel-zinc-ba...

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