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Old 07-06-2012, 02:41 PM   #18 (permalink)
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The current Hybrid technology appears to be in jeopardy of being overtaken by advances in ICE. However there is a new evolution of Hybrid technologies that could prove to be much better once critical mass of production and acceptance reduces manufacturing costs. Anything that gets away from using batteries is a plus!
Here's an article on the flywheel Hybrid advances that is worth a read.

KERS of the hybrid car:Flywheels and ultracapacitors give you a 10-second jolt | ExtremeTech
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