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Micro-jet turbine REEV?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by malcolm, Jul 21, 2009.

  1. malcolm

    malcolm Active Member

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    FEATURE-Jet turbine could power hybrid electric car | Reuters

     
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    #2 TEG, Jul 21, 2009
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    That idea has been done in prototype form a few times.

    Turbine powered series-hybrid EV1
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    200MPG from the 200 MPH Micro-Turbine Velozzi Hybrid

    ETVMotors announces funding for range-extended EV w/micro-turbine

    Ford S-Max based micro-turbine plug-in series hybrid [w/VIDEO]
    Turbine powered Series Hybrid S-Max - NASIOC
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    Green Car Congress: Propane Series-Hybrid Buses for Knoxville and Gatlinburg
    Green Car Congress: Capstone Turbine Successfully Demonstrates EPA and CARB 2010 Diesel Engine Emissions
     
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    I wonder if they have solved the noise issue. Such high RPMs tend to produce a lot of noise.

    Here is another micro-turbine generator:

    TMA Power Co.
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    Saw/heard Jay's EcoJet the other day. Got to be one of the coolest sounds to ever come from a car. But I could not imagine the insanity of every car on the road making that din.
     
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