New Delhi – India makes a policy a step further in the development of environmentally friendly cars. India is preparing converter software that enables convert conventional vehicles into hybrid vehicles.
Ministry of Industry of India will work with KPIT Cummins and Bharat Forge to supply hybrid engines for conventional cars in India.
Currently, the Ministry of Industry and its joint venture has not been able to explain in detail the conversion of a standard car to a hybrid car like the government wants India.
They are doing testing to standardize the process of adoption of a hybrid to a conventional car. If the plan is the case, then India the first country to do the conversion.
Reported Motorbeam, Tuesday (19/02/2013) If the plan works, the cost of adoption of hybrid engines will be charged Rp 12 million to Rp 26 million, and it also depends on the size of the machine used. it is cheap,isn’t it?
This price includes an electric motor and controller, batteries, software as a brain system.
Ministry of Industry states with the use of the tool can reach efficiency levels of 30-40 per cent.
Other news if the planned technology including stop / start system to save fuel engine and a regenerative braking system to increase battery power applied.
Meanwhile, the idea of using the system stop / start engine which maximizes fuel savings are higher in a private vehicle.