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Posted by harry k on May 22, 2012, 4:08 am

I apologize that I needed to point out your inability to read your own

Harry K

Posted by harry k on May 21, 2012, 3:06 pm

Correction.  It runs on GASOLINE and uses some stored compressed aire
for temporary power boosts WHILE STILL RUNNING ON GASOLINE.

Harry K

Posted by j on May 16, 2012, 11:12 am
 On 5/14/2012 10:59 PM, News wrote:

  Near as I can tell  this is not a compressed air car,per se. It is a
hybrid that maximizes efficiency, possibly through regenerative braking.

   More interesting to me, which I stumbled upon while reading the above
are super capacitors:



Posted by News on May 16, 2012, 1:32 pm

Yes that appears what it is doing. It can run 100% on compressed air as
well, all using the same engine.

Some companies are stating they have cracked the energy density in that fro
the same size package as a battery it hold the same energy, but charges and
discharges at an instant rate.  If that is the case then see major
improvements to petro-electric hybrids, electric trains and elevators.

Air is free, but supercapacitors will outlast a car.

Posted by j on May 16, 2012, 8:21 pm
 On 5/16/2012 9:32 AM, News wrote:

I'm not sure if they are close there yet. But the power density is very
high, and for regenerative braking, or for quick burst of acceleration
that is very valuable.



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