FIAT hybrid 

Electric & HYBRID Vehicles: Classification

The electrified vehicle Classifications used in FCA are:
xEVs → Term for electrified vehicle of any type
BEV → Battery Electric Vehicle
HEV → Full Hybrid Electric Vehicle
PHEV → Plug-in hybrid EV
MHEV → Mild HEV
mHEV → Micro (or Mini) Hybrid HEV

NEW MILD HYBRID ENGINE: Technical Introduction

 TECHNICAL NAME: 1.0 GSE N3 70hp BSG

 What does 1.0 GSE N3 stand for?
The Global Small Engine N3 is a petrol engine derived from the 500X new Firefly engine.

The new Engine has the following main features:
- 1.0L 70HP, 3-cylinder Naturally Aspirated
- 6-speed manual only transmission
- Equipped with a 12V BSG system

 

 

 

 

 What does BSG stand for?
The Belt-driven Starter Generator is an electric machine set on the engine belt that works along a
battery enabling the engine to turn off whenever the car is coasting, braking or stopping and the vehicle speed is less than 19mph. The BSG also provides power assist to the engine during acceleration.

 


NEW MILD HYBRID ENGINE: Customer Benefits

NO CHARGING NEEDED

● BSG coupled with dual battery system
● Energy recuperation

MORE REFINEMENT

● Improved gear ratio with 6 gears
● Improved responsiveness (torque)
● Quieter NVH

MORE EFFICIENT

● Downsized from 1.2 to 1.0 (4 cylinders to 3)
● 20% CO2 and fuel economy reduction
● Lower VED bands

NEW MILD HYBRID ENGINE: Additional Benefits

BSG Benefits:
● Improved Fuel Economy
● Better responsiveness to accelerator pedal
● Sailing at low vehicle speed with engine-off
● Comfortable Engine Restart
● Self charging Li-Ion battery
● All eFeatures are displayed on the Instrument Cluster