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48 volt safety might sound ominous, but we have the info to help you deal with this new automotive standard.
Today’s vehicles consume more electrical power than a 12-volt system can support. Here’s why automakers are turning to a 48-volt electrical system.
Most modern vehicles have 12-volt electrical systems, which power everything by means of the car battery. A 48-volt system may become the new norm.