6 cylinders may be key for 42-volt starters

Moran, Tim
March 2001
Automotive News;3/26/2001, Vol. 75 Issue 5922, p26Q
Trade Publication
Reports on the role of six-cylinder engines in determining whether to use a bolt-on stop-start alternator or an engine-changing integrated starter generator. Integrated starter generator showcased by Mannesmann Sachs AG at the March 2001 SAE World Congress; How bigger engines need more cranking power than external alternator systems can provide.


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