29 Aug '15, 6pm
Continental’s 48V Mild-Hybrid with Glide Function System Ready for the Turbo Diesel ^WG
5+ percent improvement in efficiency, ~ 10 percent reduction in NOx emissions, 200 ms 700 RPM spin up, and a declutched Auto FAS. Wayne Gerdes – CleanMPG – Aug 29, 2015 Continental’s VW Golf TDI test mule with the 48V Eco Drive system at work. This year’s 66th running of the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt will highlight the latest automotive technological advances ready for production today and tomorrow. Along with the 4th generation 2016 Toyota Prius reveal, another highlight from Continental stood out. Continental will be discussing the benefits of 48V hybridization to save fuel in not just a gas engine vehicle but now a turbo diesel as well! Continental has integrated its 48 V Eco Drive technology in a VW Golf with a 1.6L TDI. The 48 V Eco Drive system was incorporated into the Diesel Eco Drive demo vehicle without any significant modifications the existing...