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    Default Audi Proposes Electric Turbos with New 48 Volt Systems

    I stupidly thought that exhaust gas spool-up was a kind of "free" way of recapturing energy.

    Evidently, not so:

    Audi Plans 48-Volt Car Electrical System

    Audi says new 48 volt micro-hybrid system improves fuel economy, paves way for electrification

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    That might be interesting. You'd only have to have a compressor wheel on the unit. The turbine wheel would be rendered moot.

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