WEVTU is told that a dual-voltage vehicle electrical system that employs two batteries and separate 12V and 36V circuits with 42V to 48V charging is targeted for launch late in late 2001 or in 2002. The 36V circuit will serve requirements for engine starting, electrically operated infinitely variable engine valves and power steering. The engine will employ a combination flywheel-starter-alternator which permits silent starting and automatic stop-start (i.e., engine shutdown at standstill) ...
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