ALABC and CPT to introduce 48V LC Super Hybrid demonstrator at Vienna Motor Symposium

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12V and 48V LC Super Hybrid technology demonstrators. The Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) and Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) will introduce a low-carbon 48 volt LC Super Hybrid technology demonstrator at the International Vienna Motor Symposium this week.

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PowerGenix enters micro-hybrid market with Nickel-Zinc batteries

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PowerGenix NiZn micro-hybrid prototype. PowerGenix, a manufacturer of high-performance, rechargeable Nickel-Zinc (NiZn) batteries ( earlier post ), has entered the burgeoning micro-hybrid electric vehicle market with its first production prototype product. Batteries Hybrids

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Ford, University of Michigan open $8M battery lab focused on test production of advanced technologies

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This is sorely needed, and no one else in the auto industry has anything like it. Ford and other potential industrial partners have both a defined short-term need as well as the longer term research need for energy storage materials and systems. In the span of 15 years, the industry has gone from lead-acid to nickel-metal-hydride to the lithium-ion batteries used in Ford C-MAX and Ford Fusion hybrids on the road today.

CPT presenting two papers at SAE World Congress on SpeedStart and TIGERS for 48V mild hybrid systems

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Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) will deliver two technical papers at SAE World Congress in April on its SpeedStart torque assist and kinetic energy recovery system ( earlier post ) and TIGERS turbine integrated gas energy recovery system ( earlier post ) for 48V mild hybrid vehicles. For the ADEPT project, the consortium comprises CPT, the European Advanced Lead Acid Battery Consortium (EALABC), Faurecia Emissions Control Technologies, Ford and the University of Nottingham.

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Think is also working closely with the Brussel based Eurelectric , the European union of electricity industry. Several global indicators on the supply of oil and the known carbon pollution environmental damages its caused all lead us to find cleaner ways of transportation.

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" President Obamas auto task force doesnt see it that way. It also offers eight hybrid models. Volt like hybrids are the intermediate future between hydrogen or fast charging electric cars. Had they remained committed to it they would be leading the world by now.