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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. Hybrids in large vehicles

    Is it practical to assume that hybrid technology can migrate effeciently to large long distance vehicles such as 18 wheelers, motor homes and...

    Started by ‎, 02-13-2005 06:49 AM
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    01-29-2011 08:42 AM Go to last post
  2. Porsche Cayenne conversion anyone???

    I am thinking of buying a Porsche Cayenne and would love to convert it, even partially to a hybrid fuel efficient hi performance car. Is this at all...

    Started by ‎, 11-08-2005 10:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
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    02-17-2010 08:37 PM Go to last post
  3. Interesting report on advanced cars

    http://www.environmentaldefense.org/documents/3781_FreedomCAR_Final.pdf I remember when this project started under the Clinton administration-...

    Started by ‎, 03-28-2005 12:49 AM
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    01-11-2009 08:00 AM Go to last post
  4. VITAL INGREDIENTS NEEDED

    As Hybrid and Hydrogen technologies gather momentum and new sources of energy are realized to replace fossil fuels, the question remains, where will...

    Started by ‎, 07-07-2006 08:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    10-03-2008 03:43 PM Go to last post
  5. EMF emissions in HCH / Prius?

    There is a reason hybrids have external roof antennas I have found out. The radios cannot work with an in-cabin antenna I suspect because there is...

    Started by ‎, 05-09-2005 05:06 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    04-23-2010 09:57 PM Go to last post
  6. Battery technology

    Battery Technology Battery technology is key to the future of hybrids, plug in hybrids and battery powered vehicles. Even a fuel cell vehicle...

    Started by ‎, 05-10-2005 07:10 PM
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    10-03-2008 03:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Battery cost ?

    How much does a replacement battery cost for a Toyota Prius hybrid? How many miles will the battery last before replacement is necessary? What...

    Started by ‎, 07-20-2006 04:16 PM
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    01-16-2010 04:43 AM Go to last post
  8. Retro-fitting Hybrid to a Classic Car

    What would be involved in converting an older car, like a 60's classic, with current hybrid technology? Would it be cost effective?

    Started by ‎, 07-21-2006 09:46 PM
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    04-12-2011 07:16 PM Go to last post
  9. flexible fuel motor hybrid

    From what i have read, a turbine can run on almost any combustible liquid or gas at about 70% efficiency. There are some companies using...

    Started by ‎, 12-16-2005 05:56 AM
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    09-18-2007 09:41 AM Go to last post
  10. 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 02:20 AM
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  11. Exchangeable batteries

    It seems no one in the world gives this concept more then a chuckle, but what the heck. This is still the time to be open to all options. The types...

    Started by ‎, 08-14-2004 10:22 PM
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    09-19-2007 05:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Lithium Batteries & What They Mean

    HybridCars.com ran this story about lithium ion batteries and what they could mean to hybrids and the auto industry: ...

    Started by ‎, 01-06-2006 08:06 PM
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    09-18-2007 09:33 AM Go to last post
  13. can operating system used in automobiles

    can u please send me details abt the can system in vehicals. i want know its application and how it works.since i am doin 1 project i want 2 knw abt...

    Started by ‎, 09-25-2006 07:19 PM
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    03-09-2009 08:58 PM Go to last post
  14. EMF Danger: Urban Legend, or Real Risk?

    Some time back, I looked into available research on electromagnetic fields in hybrid cars. Afterward, I wrote up a synopsis of what little reliable...

    Started by ‎, 08-14-2005 10:27 PM
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  15. converter usage in hybrid cars

    I just want to know which converters are used in hybrid cars & what is their input & output?

    Started by ‎, 10-09-2006 03:19 PM
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    10-09-2006 07:40 PM Go to last post
  16. what is the science behind it all?

    what is the science behind the design and operation of hybrid cars?????

    Started by ‎, 11-23-2004 09:57 AM
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    05-19-2011 07:05 PM Go to last post
  17. nanocrystals

    This question is from a First lego league robotic team: These kids are currently researching information for their research project using a...

    Started by ‎, 10-18-2006 12:49 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    10-18-2006 04:11 AM Go to last post
  18. Multiple, inline electric motors?

    Anyone out there (OEM's, wink wink, nudge nudge) ever thought of maybe putting 2 electric motors together inline with the drivetrain instead of just...

    Started by ‎, 12-24-2004 02:51 AM
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    09-07-2006 10:03 AM Go to last post
  19. 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 02:10 AM
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    06-24-2012 09:30 AM Go to last post
  20. batteries and cold climates?

    I live in Alaska and use my present vehicle in a small city but also frequently travel away from heated garages. The temperatures in south central...

    Started by ‎, 05-11-2006 04:28 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    12-14-2009 08:41 PM Go to last post

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