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Forum: Batteries & Gas-Electric Technology

The place for gearheads, ampheads, and anybody else who wants to discuss the finer points of battery technology, regenerative braking, continuously variable transmissions, planetary gear sets, computer control systems, etc.

  1. Battery life and price

    I have a question that maybe you can help me with. I read somewhere on the web that if you leave the car sit for ten days without driving it you...

    Started by ‎, 07-11-2004 01:20 AM
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    12-19-2012 05:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Automatic/Standard Transmission

    I read through all the technology stuff on HybridCars.com All very informative, but I still can't figure out if the full hybrid includes a...

    Started by ‎, 10-07-2006 07:26 AM
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    12-19-2012 02:06 PM Go to last post
  3. Battery replacement cost

    I was talking with my brother and he had told me that the cost of replacing a battery for a hybrid car would be well over 3,000 dollars. I had told...

    Started by ‎, 05-21-2006 08:17 PM
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    11-01-2012 06:21 PM Go to last post
  4. How to recover iPhone photos when i lost it?

    Today for some reason when I went in to the photo app for my iPhone, it said "rebuilding library" and then when I checked, I had lost all my photos...

    Started by ‎, 11-01-2012 02:34 PM
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  5. Hybrid Gasoline Engine - Atkinson Cycle

    In an article on the Prius in the local newspaper, the writer referred to the Prius as having an (Inventor's Name - which I cannot recall) - cycle...

    Started by ‎, 11-18-2004 02:39 PM
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    10-31-2012 08:33 PM Go to last post
  6. Gas Engine to Electric Conversion.

    Hi Everyone, I came across this site and I really like it a lot. I am hoping that I get a few question answer from here. Also I notices people...

    Started by DJAngelicon‎, 12-29-2006 10:15 PM
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    10-31-2012 04:47 AM Go to last post
  7. Lifetime of battery's hybrid cars

    Hi, Can somebody tell me what's the lifetime of the battery's used in a hybrid car. I've already post this on:...

    Started by leon‎, 09-22-2012 12:31 PM
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    09-22-2012 12:31 PM Go to last post
  8. Sutpid Question #108: Convert to hybrid?

    I love my car and I just paid it off (finally). Unfortunately - I'd much rather be driving a hybrid. Is there any way that a gasoline car can be...

    Started by ‎, 05-10-2005 08:13 PM
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    08-23-2012 01:32 AM Go to last post
  9. HYBRID BATTERY LIFE

    I am interested in buying a gas-hybrid automobile. A neighbor of mine told me the other day that the battery in a hybrid vehicle needs to be...

    Started by ‎, 06-29-2006 07:39 PM
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    08-22-2012 11:48 PM Go to last post
  10. Battery Disposal

    What are all you alleged greenies going to do with your batteries when they expire? Shoot 'em into space? GREAT article by Brock Yates on the...

    Started by ‎, 09-14-2005 01:10 AM
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    06-24-2012 08:30 AM Go to last post
  11. EMF's in hybrids

    I had a guy from my local Electric company come over with his Gauss meter, and do EMF readings in my bedroom, where I'm sleeping right next to a...

    Started by ‎, 02-24-2006 09:11 AM
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    06-23-2012 11:47 PM Go to last post
  12. Is the Prius really the best auto for the enviroment?

    Is Prius Really Greener Than Other Cars? Mass Production Will Lower Cost-Per-Mile Craig Clough, Staff writer UPDATED: 1:25 pm EDT September 3,...

    Started by easyray‎, 09-06-2008 02:07 AM
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    06-14-2012 09:50 PM Go to last post
  13. How fast do they go?

    In researching hybrid SUVs, one of my hesitations is it's acceleration speed and maximum mph. I like driving fast.

    Started by ‎, 01-02-2005 09:26 AM
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    05-21-2012 07:53 AM Go to last post
  14. training

    do you know of any indipendant technician training available for hybrids or byodiesels?

    Started by ‎, 06-06-2005 03:38 AM
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    05-08-2012 05:37 AM Go to last post
  15. Hybrid cars in extreme heat?

    I have a 2007 Honda Civic Hybrid which i purchased new. I'm planning on moving to southern florida for work in a few months and I've been hearing...

    Started by orange‎, 04-28-2012 09:30 PM
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    04-28-2012 09:30 PM Go to last post
  16. 2012 March 12: WSJ Blog re Envia battery research

    Not sure if this has been posted already. Just didn't want it to slip thru the cracks. ...

    Started by John K.‎, 04-14-2012 10:23 PM
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    04-14-2012 10:23 PM Go to last post
  17. Hybrid Conversions for older vehicles?

    Has anyone addressed the need for conversions on older vehicles or on vehicles that currently don't make hybrid techonolgy available? I have a 4...

    Started by ‎, 12-20-2004 03:35 AM
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    02-02-2012 10:54 PM Go to last post
  18. Ni-MH Battery / Permanent Magnet Motor

    I have recently traded my 2003 Jetta Diesel for a 2005 Prius. It was a hard decision as the Jetta was the best vehicle I have ever had the pleasure...

    Started by ‎, 09-02-2005 12:38 AM
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    01-29-2012 01:36 PM Go to last post
  19. Advantages?Disadvantages?

    I'm thinking of purchasing a hybrid but I cannot decide.What are the advantages of a hybrid car?What about Disadvantages?

    Started by RastaKid‎, 09-25-2008 03:37 AM
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    01-11-2012 08:47 PM Go to last post
  20. Hybrid control algorithm

    I have a 2007 Nissan Altima hybrid and I always been puzzled by the computer algorithm that runs the ICU when I can see no need for it. One example...

    Started by joha‎, 11-01-2010 05:00 AM
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    01-03-2012 07:56 AM Go to last post

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