This is sorely needed, and no one else in the autoindustry has anything like it. Ford and other potential industrial partners have both a defined short-term need as well as the longer term research need for energy storage materials and systems. Ford, the only automaker to invest in the facility, contributed $2.1 million.
Controlled Power Technologies (CPT) will deliver two technical papers at SAE World Congress in April on its SpeedStart torque assist and kinetic energy recovery system ( earlier post ) and TIGERS turbine integrated gas energy recovery system ( earlier post ) for 48V mild hybrid vehicles. 48V Fuel Efficiency Hybrids Vehicle Systems
The announcement marks the single largest investment in advanced battery technology for hybrid and electric-drive vehicles ever made. Industry officials expect that this $2.4 billion in cost-share from the award winners, will result directly in the creation tens of thousands of manufacturing jobs in the US battery and autoindustries.
3Prong Power converts existing Toyota Priuses into plug-in hybrids that can run entirely on electricity. Who’s Killing the Plug-In Hybrid? East Bay Express Who’s Killing the Plug-In Hybrid? They convert Toyota Prius hybrids into mostly electric vehicles that get 100 to 150 miles per gallon. Protheroe asked.
Think is also working closely with the Brussel based Eurelectric , the European union of electricity industry. Several global indicators on the supply of oil and the known carbon pollution environmental damages its caused all lead us to find cleaner ways of transportation. market b y the end of 2009. Think has established a U.S. MORE >>
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" President Obamas auto task force doesnt see it that way. It also offers eight hybrid models. Volt like hybrids are the intermediate future between hydrogen or fast charging electric cars. Had they remained committed to it they would be leading the world by now. Hybrids are joke too. Thats short-sighted. MORE >>