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Old 11-13-2007, 02:12 PM   #1
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Porche - First Hybrid Vehicle

no, its not new....in fact its quite old. try like 100 years old!

behold - the first hybrid vehicle:
http://www.ecogeek.org/content/view/1131/


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Old 11-13-2007, 02:18 PM   #2
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*gasp* don't tell Toyota! lol. still thats kinda cool

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Old 11-13-2007, 02:34 PM   #3
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Just a bit more perspective on that electric drive set-up, the German Tiger tank in WWII and diesel trains use the same system....
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not surprising really alot of the things we see as new now adays is really old. there is nothing new under the sun.
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*gasp* don't tell Toyota! lol. still thats kinda cool

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that is awesome... i never knew that.. i thought toyota was the first..
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not surprising really alot of the things we see as new now adays is really old. there is nothing new under the sun.
^^^ That is the truth. Four valve heads from the teens, water cooled inline 4 motorcycle from 1912..Its all been around before.
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What do they mean porsche isnt concered about fuel economy. As far as I know, the boxster/s and the caymen/s get pretty damn good fuel economy, look sexy and are still fun to drive. Now porsche is working on a Cayenne Hybrid....doesn't care about efficieny my ass. Plus uhh, 100 years ago...i think they are alittle off.
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Cool Article... Very Interesting...
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Very good article. I never knew that or even heard of this. I clicked on the link to the volt also. I can't wait to see one. I'm not sure if i'd buy one, but I really like the concept of it. Hybrid technology wil be standard for most makes I'm guessing within 20 years.
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