Vehicle Concepts & Tech.
|Toyota Prius converted to plug-in hybrid Category:|
|Two college students convert a Prius hybrid into a plug-in hybrid. Some details are given regarding the electrical configuration of the additional battery pack; and some details are given on an added circuit board that uses the vehicle's diagnostic port. The added circuit tells the [...]|
|How Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles work Category:|
|This video gives a good overview of how Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicles work. This narrated animation is intuitive and easy to understand.[...]|
|Google Makes Public Transportation Practical and Efficient Category:|
|Electric-Hybrid Truck Conversion Category:|
|A company sells a conversion kit that can convert commercial trucks to hybrids. The kits primarily consist of an electric motor that attaches to the drive shaft, various battery options, and a controller. [...]|
|Electric-Motorcycle Conversion Category:|
A commuter converts a Ninja 750 motorcycle into an electric vehicle for local commutes.
|Lithium-Polymer Battery Fabrication Category:|
|Venturi Electric Vehicles Category:|
|Energy Loss in a Typical Vehicle Category:|
|Plug-In hybrids can Recharge the Grid says Google.org Category:|
Google.org’s RechargeIT program promotes plug in hybrids. It seems Google is becoming a great think tank of modern day; their involvement with plug-in hybrids is no exception. Vehicle owners need economical transportation and power companies are desperately searching for ways to avoid building power plants. [...]
|Bus Travels on Roads or Railroad Tracks Category:|
Is it a bus? Is it a train? It's both: a Dual-Mode Vehicle (DMV) prototype in Japan. Details including cost, drawings, etc can be found at this University-of-Washington page.