What is an Electric Turbocharger?

In order to make cars as efficient as possible, automakers are resorting to turbocharging their engines, but a new kind of turbocharger is on the way that could change the game.

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Ferrari Working on Electric Turbo Technology

Add another automaker to the list that is planning to use electric turbo technology.

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Next-Gen Audi Q7 to Use Electric Turbocharger

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

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BMW Patents Electric Turbocharger, Will We See It In The Next M3?

First it was the bi-turbo V6 patent that leaked, and now BMW has filed for a patent on their electric turbocharger, leading to new rumors for what will potentially power the next generation M3. Ever since BMW started regularly employing turbochargers on their factory powerplants, they’ve been seeking ways to efficiently address the issues of turbocharger lag vs power at higher RPM.

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