Valeo Electrical Systems
2015 - PACE Award Winner
What: Alternator eliminates voltage drop, boosting efficiency
Innovation: Auto alternators universally use diodes to change alternating current into direct current. Valeo uses transistors, which eliminate voltage drop and boost fuel economy. The alternator's efficiency is increased by 10 percent, or the equivalent of 0.7 mpg.
First Customer: 2016 Audi A6
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