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  1. Shock Absorber Harvests Energy from Bumps

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    The shock absorbers can generate 100 - 400 watts of energy under normal driving conditions when installed in a medium-sized passenger car traveling at 60 mph. On particularly rough roads, up to 1600 watts can be generated. In hybrid vehicles, fuel efficiency could increase to 8 percent. Zuo and...
  2. Regenerative Magnetic Shock Absorber

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    This sounds like a natural for the Volt. Magnetic shock absorbers that generate an average of 1 to 6 KW traveling at moderate speeds on typical urban driving. On rough roads they may generate an average of 16 KW. This sounds like it could be promising...
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