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Old 02-04-2018, 11:29 PM   #3 (permalink)
It's all about Diesel
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Originally Posted by Astro View Post
Or how about diesel motor generating power that goes via a controller to electric motors.
No batteries involved.
Heaps of torque.
Works for Diesel Locomotives.
Locomotives don't have to go through stop-and-go traffic, as they run through a segregated path and usually have priority in crossings. Getting rid of accumulators on a road vehicle is not viable (even though batteries can eventually get replaced with capacitors in a foreseeable future).
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