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That -- and the electric car of the future.
They get a boost from a new type of internal combustion engine.
The free -- in your generator was developed by eighteen at the German aerospace that are act as a range extender for battery powered cars.
Producing electricity through the burning of readily accessible quick to -- gas or liquid fuels for times in the -- charged batteries.
Have been depleted.
The compact power play it features two pistons.
Opposed to each other on either side of a single combustion chamber air springs to return -- to center after the ignited fuel expands.
Also -- -- generators.
And power electric motors directly or recharge your car's batteries.
By eliminating the need for crank case turning -- external generator the voters both smaller and potentially more efficient in the internal combustion engines used in current plug in hybrids.
Like to Chevrolet Volt and -- car.
The team behind it says the production version of the cheat sheet motor -- -- -- a 125 pounds and generate up to forty horsepower.
Several would be stacked together to increase power as needed.
As an added benefit the design allows the size at the combustion chamber and -- compression ratio to be infinitely adjusted.
Without having to change parts allowing it to run on a variety of fuels including diesel natural gas and hydrogen.
Representative for the center says the free -- Linear generator could be a production.
-- -- for five years if an industrial partner comes on board to commercialize.
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