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Cars that generate power of off their own kinetic energy by transferring the current energy to a second power source for later use..

Cars that generate power of off their own kinetic energy by transferring the current energy to a second power source for later use. Similar to how some costers work in theme parks. It is a very simple process, except for the fact that oil tycoons might have a slight problem getting in between their greed.

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    May 10 2011: I thought of this once, but then I realize wouldn't the resistance caused by storing the kinetic energy be equal to the second power source?
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    May 7 2011: well i would love for you to share your ideas.
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    May 7 2011: I'd say focus on the roots of a different design, that completely renews itself and can actually speed up as it goes. :) thats all I have on this topic for now. My goals aren't yet being met so I have to keep my ideas inside.
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    May 6 2011: im pretty sure there are some fundmental physics laws that make this impossible. one is that with every transfer of energy there is a loss. another is that power is taken form somewhere when it is put into a battery. in the case of a car it would be the forward motion. an idea would be to put a battery in the car conected to a generator that was inactive unless the car was on a downward decent. i still think solar panels are much more practical.
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    May 6 2011: But cars are not roller coasters, which have predictable loads on a predictable schedule. On top of that roller coaster energy is not stored on the cart itself, but in an off site battery.

    I'm not disagree that it would be nice (I think Toyota offers something similar) I'm just adding another side to the conversation.