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Old 02-19-2010, 07:36 PM   #3 (permalink)
NiHaoMike
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Compressed air is capable of much higher power flow than batteries and much cheaper than large capacitors, which is especially useful for braking. As such, it is really useful to complement batteries rather than replace them.

Also note that it might be possible to build a mild hybrid with compressed air for much cheaper than by adding batteries.
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