Entry range hybrid

Valeo solutions comprise an additional 12V lithium-ion battery and an new Starter Generator (iSTARS) including two new functions:

  • Energy recovery during braking; this energy is stored in the 12V lithium-ion battery
  • Torque assist; the 12V Starter Generator is able to assist the engine during acceleration using the recovered energy

These new features allow to go a step further in reducing CO2 emissions and improving fuel economy.

Valeo 12V starter generator

12V Starter Generator