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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 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 09:17 PM
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    11-01-2012 07:21 PM Go to last post
  2. 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
  3. 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 08:39 PM
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    08-23-2012 12:48 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. 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
  6. 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 09:13 PM
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    08-23-2012 02:32 AM Go to last post
  7. 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
  8. 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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    12-19-2012 06:09 PM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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 03:34 PM
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    11-01-2012 03:34 PM Go to last post
  12. 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
  13. 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 08:26 AM
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    12-19-2012 03:06 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 03:39 PM
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    10-31-2012 09:33 PM Go to last post
  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. 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
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    10-18-2006 04:11 AM Go to last post
  17. 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 10:11 AM
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    06-24-2012 12:47 AM 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 01:38 AM
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    01-29-2012 02:36 PM Go to last post
  19. 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
  20. 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
    • Replies: 7
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    06-24-2012 09:30 AM Go to last post

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