Regenerativebraking

05.14.13
Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)
05.14.13

Amtrak to roll out high-efficiency trains with regenerative braking (video)

Some of us look at electric trains as efficient transportation almost by definition, but that's no...

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03.01.13
Land Rover EV prototypes tread lightly uphill, recharge on the way down
03.01.13

Land Rover EV prototypes tread lightly uphill, recharge on the way down

Instant torque feels delicious on the highway, but it could be an even bigger asset in an offroade...

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11.26.11
Mazda's i-ELOOP does regenerative braking with capacitors instead of batteries
11.26.11

Mazda's i-ELOOP does regenerative braking with capacitors instead of batteries

Mazda has decided there's simply no reason why hybrid cars and EVs should have all of the regener...

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06.23.10
Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell prototype fuels our electric dreams with 526 horses
06.23.10

Mercedes-Benz SLS E-Cell prototype fuels our electric dreams with 526 horses

Oh, electric supercar, why do you tease us so? Mercedes is latest to throw up a prototype of what i...

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03.11.10
HMK 561 electric bike concept seats you on the battery, makes you significantly more attractive
03.11.10

HMK 561 electric bike concept seats you on the battery, makes you significantly more attractive

Most electric bikes are fairly sordid affairs, little more than an ordinary bicycle with a motorize...

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12.16.09
MIT's Copenhagen Wheel turns your bike into a hybrid, personal trainer
12.16.09

MIT's Copenhagen Wheel turns your bike into a hybrid, personal trainer

You really can't fault MIT's branding strategy here. Debuting at the biggest climate change confere...

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07.16.09
Hybrid2 public bike concept promises to help power city buses
07.16.09

Hybrid2 public bike concept promises to help power city buses

Hybrid bikes are one thing, but designer Chiyi Chen looks to have something far grander in mind for...

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12.01.08
Sanyo's eneloop hybrid bike has basket, will travel
12.01.08

Sanyo's eneloop hybrid bike has basket, will travel

Looking for an electric bike that does the pedaling for you? You have plenty of choices, particular...

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07.07.08
Panasonic's Lithium Vivi RX-10S electric bike does regenerative braking
07.07.08

Panasonic's Lithium Vivi RX-10S electric bike does regenerative braking

We're still a bit unconvinced about this whole "using our own energy to induce motion" thing, but i...

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