A source close to industry planning for changeover to 42V tells WEVTU that virtually every electrical component on present and future vehicles that are now 12V will likely be switched to the new, higher voltage now being widely discussed in the industry: a 36V battery with 42V charging. The topic will see a raft of discussion at next month's Society of Automotive Engineers Congress and Exposition in Detroit. Until recently, it had been assumed that lights would stay at 12V due to the ...

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