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Old 01-30-2018, 01:07 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I believe things will change as more people get to ride in or drive an EV. EVs just have a better driving experience. Combined with greatly reduced operations expenses more people will be willing to purchase one for a least a second car.

I see 48v system are being driven by a few things.

1. It is a cheap way to meet increasing fuel economy standards
2. They make packaging easier. (You don’t need belt driven accessories hanging off the front of the engine.
3. The extra power is needed for the safety systems that are rapidly becoming standard. For example, it is much easier to do lane assist with electric power steering.
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