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Delphi is placing its bets on 48-volt technology being promoted as a cost-effective way to incrementally save fuel. Its advantage is as a dual-voltage system with a 48-volt architecture to work alongside a 12-volt system, and is being termed a “mild hybrid” system although by traditional definition this is an overstatement for what is at […]

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Within the next three years, A123 Systems plans to double the global production of its lithium-ion batteries to 1.5 gigawatt-hours. In order to meet these new levels, A123 said it will need to expand its factories, which are already at maximum production levels. “We’re at capacity at all of our production facilities,” said A123 CEO […]

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Johnson Controls (JC) will focus on next-generation cooling systems for lithium-ion battery packs with the stated end goal bring to help save consumers money at the pump. Th company has signed a collaboration agreement with Fraunhofer Gesellschaft to develop the next generation of more energy efficient, cost effective cooling systems for vehicle batteries. Scientists and […]

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