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Old 11-02-2009, 07:03 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Lightbulb Charge car lecture. Open source supercap / battery cars.

Interesting lecture on an upcoming test of an university based battery/supercap electric car. And there is a contest for the best controller algorithm. They are looking for commuter data logging volunteers.

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ChargeCar is dedicated to open, community-centered teamwork for making electric vehicles practical and affordable enough to revolutionize urban commuting. You can calculate the cost of commuting with an electric car using your actual commute data, compare the efficiency of gasoline and electric cars for your trips, browse commutes across the country and work on a smart controller for our programming contest.

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