Johnson Controls: New ‘micro hybrid’ two-battery system will boost mileage

by Thomas Content, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Jan. 10 2013

Johnson Controls Inc. is introducing a battery system that combines lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries inside a car to boost gas mileage and help reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

The company said Thursday it will introduce a 48-volt micro hybrid demonstration module during the North American International Auto Show next week.

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