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48V Mild Hybrid Systems

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  48V electrical systems have advantages over current 12V systems, providing 4 times the power and providing greater efficiency when powering fans, pumps, electric power steering racks, and compressors. Higher voltages are more efficient, but automotive regulations demand costly shielded cabling (galvanic isolation) above 60V, so 48V systems keep the cost down.  48V systems used in Mild hybrids, are the cost effective, yet emission reducing first step on the electrification ladder.  

48V Electric Supercharger

With the aim of reducing CO2 emissions, turbocharger systems  are evolving from exhaust gas driven to electric driven forms for use in Mild Hybrid Electric Vehicles (MHEV). The superchargers improve the response of the engines at low revolutions and
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48V Start-Stop System

A start-stop system aims at reducing the amount of engine idle time, by shutting down and restarting the internal combustion engine automatically when the vehicle stops. Thus, it contributes to improving fuel economy and reducing CO2 emissions. This
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AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q101 products

ST is able to offer a complete product portfolio including silicon power MOSFETs, protections, gate drivers and microcontrollers, in accordance to AEC-Q100 and AEC-Q101 standards to build cost effective and efficient 48V vehicle networks.