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Hydraulic Hybrids Make Sense Right Now June 25, 2006

Posted by federalist in Energy.

This is an obvious way to triple the fuel efficiency of urban trucks: Replace the regular drivetrain with a fully hydraulic system.  This eliminates the need for a conventional transmission and saves gobs of energy through regenerative braking.

In contrast to green fuels and battery hybrids, this technology is ripe for the picking.



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