In addition to #48V hybrid, #VW presents new EA 288 Evo #diesel 12V mild #hybrid & TGI Evo nat gas engines
Volkswagen showcased three new drive systems at the Vienna Motor Symposium: the new 48 V mild hybrid system that will debut on the eighth-generation Golf in 2019 (earlier post ); new high-tech diesel engines that will also be available as hybrid variants; and an advanced natural gas engine. The technologies showcased in Vienna as world premieres form a key part of the progressively aligned Volkswagen drive strategy combining state-of-the-art gasoline, diesel and natural gas engines, new hybrid systems and purely electric drives. With this combination, Volkswagen will among other things meet the CO2 fleet emissions target of 95 g/km prescribed in the EU as of 2020. 48V mild hybrid. With the new 48V technology—which will launch initially on the Golf—Volkswagen aims to make hybrid drives affordable to an extremely large clientèle. The drive systems reduce consumption and emis...