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Old 02-27-2018, 08:38 PM   #9 (permalink)
It's all about Diesel
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
I was bicycling around today and thinking about Astro's comment.

A trailer that could use any prime mover, and have a passive kinetic energy recovery system (KERS). Essentially a through-the-road hybrid, it would need sensors for the wheel speeds and the hitch angle. Sucking energy on deceleration and then dispensing it as needed to correct any drift angle.

In fact, you could have a powered suspension and accelerometers and turn the whole payload into a carver in corners and for crosswinds.
Relying on some "torque vectoring" setup similar to the one fitted to Arcimoto in order to emulate the effect of a differential?
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