Developed for fuel efficiency and economy, the mild hybrid system pairs a small 48V battery-powered e-assist with a combustion engine. The hybrid battery pack can be recharged by the combustion engine during driving, or through regenerative braking.
Sam joined the UKi Media & Events automotive team in 2017, having recently graduated from the University of Brighton with a degree in journalism. For the newest addition to the editorial team, stepping into the assistant editor position signalled the start of a career in the subject he studied. Now deputy editor for Professional MotorSport World and Engine + Powertrain Technology International, Sam writes content for both of the magazines and websites.