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Old 02-24-2019, 03:29 PM   #325 (permalink)
Ecky
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Originally Posted by Angel And The Wolf View Post
Since most hybrids use the traction battery alone for only brief periods at a time, I wonder if a group of enough of these capacitors to hold the over 200
volts dc could be a low cost replacement for a dead Prius non-lithium traction battery.
Honda was initially planning to use supercapacitors in the Insight - which was supposed to be a sports car.






Funny how much concepts change before hitting the lots, eh?

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