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Electric Fans For Cars

From: Pat Maxwell
Series: November 2011 - Isla Earth Radio Series
Length: 01:30

Getting better gas mileage for the ride doesn’t have to mean hydrogen fuel cells, or a fancy hybrid. One solution already exists right under the hood!

Isla_earth_inlay Getting better gas mileage for the ride doesn’t have to mean hydrogen fuel cells, or a fancy hybrid. One solution already exists right under the hood! What is it? Electric motors: Little ones. Automakers world wide are deep-sixing old-fashioned belts that drive power steering, air conditioning and power brakes. They're replacing them with small electric motors...

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Getting better gas mileage for the ride doesn’t have to mean hydrogen fuel cells, or a fancy hybrid. One solution already exists right under the hood! What is it? Electric motors: Little ones. Automakers world wide are deep-sixing old-fashioned belts that drive power steering, air conditioning and power brakes. They're replacing them with small electric motors...

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