Continental supplies first serial production 48-volt hybrid drive system   [ Germany ]

Continental announced that it is supplying its 48-volt hybrid drive system to one diesel variant of the new Renault Scenic and Grand Scenic models by the end of 2016. The system, offered as a "Hybrid Assist", is the first use of a 48-volt hybrid drive in a production vehicle. Instead of a conventional starter generator, the system uses an electric motor with a continuous output of 6 kW (10 kW t...
<Oct 21, 2016>