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.