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Old 07-29-2019, 03:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Toyota to give royalty-free access to hybrid-vehicle patents

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Not sure if this was posted or not. Anyway I wouldn't complain if some scooters sized vehicles started getting synergy drives as an alternative. Though I expect the rubber band approach to be the most cost effective for a long time, which is probably 95% of the reason you are on a scooter in the first place... Sigh.

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Old 07-29-2019, 05:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Using an electric motor to get rid of the rubber band and excessive gear ratio those things use would boost their efficiency quite a bit...
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Not sure if this was posted or not. Anyway I wouldn't complain if some scooters sized vehicles started getting synergy drives as an alternative. Though I expect the rubber band approach to be the most cost effective for a long time, which is probably 95% of the reason you are on a scooter in the first place... Sigh.
Hey toyota i need a new battery you know those panasonic cells
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