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 |  Jun 18 2014, 9:34 AM

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When Audi unveils the next generation Q7 SUV, it may be sporting the industry’s first electric turbocharger.

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 |  Sep 20 2012, 6:32 PM

Audi just unveiled an electric twin-turbo diesel engine setup that it is currently testing which it says can give a “distinct boost in performance.”

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 |  May 03 2012, 9:32 AM

The next generation Subaru WRX may bring about a new, ground-breaking electric turbo when it finally sees production at the end of 2013.

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 |  Jul 08 2011, 6:57 AM

With the 2012 M5 now revealed in all its turbocharged glory, the auto tabloids have switched focus to the next-generation M3.

While the V8 has long been rumored as dead, the latest reports indicated BMW will switch back to a straight-six engine, opting instead for turbochargers to make up the difference for the decreased displacement. In fact, the next-gen M3 mill will drop almost a quarter of its size, down to 3.3-liters. The straight-six will then be blessed with not one, not two, but three turbochargers – one of which will be electrically powered. Rumors of this same setup on an X3 M model have surfaced before and if true, let’s hope the engineers in Munich have advanced electric turbos beyond the eBay kind.

[Source: AutoExpress]