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Mahindra, Nissan, Toyota and other carmakers scramble to build electric cars to make the most of tax sops

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Siju Rajan (Pune)

great if this ecosystem is created at the earliest

Jayeshkumar (India)

According to the Newton''s Laws of Motion, the Transportation is Free!, of so much of this Energy generation, Fuel Consumption and Emission of Heat and Pollution; rest is all about the Engineering of Transmission, that would recover the Kinetic Energy while Braking, and use the same Energy for a Free Acceleration!. If that is about the First Law, by following F=ma or Second Law of Motion using a CVT like Transmission they could further minimize the Power at the higher speeds. The Automakers would surprise themselves about wanting to know how to reduce the Engine Power, Fuel consumption and the Pollution generated during the Acceleration of Vehicles, by Playing around with a Pull-back Toy Car. ..Trrrr (Braking), ..Wroom (= Free Acceleration). Our outlook about the amount of Energy required for the acceleration would drastically change, if we understand how the Power required for Acceleration can be Recovered (and stored) during the Braking of the Vehicles, just like how a pull-back Toy car does. A Vehicle can Accelerate using the Power stored in Transmission without having to use any power from the Engine!, if a Vehicle can recover all of its Kinetic Energy while stopping (at say Signal or in the Traffic halts). Now even if a Vehicle could recover just 80% of Kinetic Energy, it would only require 20% or 1/5 of the Engine Power. ..for the same Acceleration!

Jayeshkumar (India)

The Automakers would surprise themselves if they Play around with a Pull-back Toy Car. ..Trrrr (Braking), ..Wroom (= Free Acceleration). Our outlook about Power needed to drive our vehicles would drastically change if we understand that Most of the Power that is needed is for Putting the Vehicles in Motion, starting from a Dead Stop. Now imagine that if that Power was already stored in the Transmission (like in a pull-back Toy car), the Vehicle can Accelerate with power from the Transmission, without using any power from the Engine. Or that if a Vehicle can recover all its Kinetic Energy while stopping (say at the Signal), It can accelerate back to its original speed on Green light without the use of Engine power (or the Batteries). ..now if a Vehicle can recover atleast 80% of Kinetic Energy, it would need only 20% of Power from the Engine for Acceleration. (According to the Newton''s Laws of Motion, the Transportation is Free of so much of this Energy generation, Fuel Consumption and Emission of Heat and Pollution; rest is all about the Engineering of Transmission, that would recover the Kinetic Energy while Braking and use the same Energy for a Free Acceleration!- as per First Law; as also by following F=ma or Second Law of Motion, using a CVT like Transmission to minimize Energy or Power at higher speed. A Transmission Mechanism incorporating such novel features was shown at the Autoexpo2000, New Delhi. ..16 years ago!)

We must move towards Electric mobility in future. Indian Government should promote & Assist Hybrid & Electric Car manufacturing . Provide necessary facilities & Infrastructure to set up “Charging Stations “ & Team up with leading research & Technology Bodies to set up “Lithium Battery units “ and Promote Research in this Direction. How long will this country send money to Gulf states importing Polluting fuel and risking life of Indian Citizens in the bargain . Petrol & Diesel Vehicles cause Massive air pollution Currently.

Swami (Ksa)

Recently Tesla electric car is very successful model in USA and if any Indian car company will take their technology with agreement, definitely, they will be become number one in future.

Jayeshkumar (India)

The Automakers would surprise themselves if they Play with a Pull-back Toy Car (Toy Truck, Bus or even a Two wheeler!). ..Trrrr (Braking), ..Wroom (= Free Acceleration). Our outlook about Power needed to Drive our vehicle would change if we understand that Most of that Power is needed for Putting a Vehicle in Motion, or Acceleration especially Starting from a Dead Stop. Now Imagine that if that Energy or Power was already stored in a Transmission (as a pull-back Toy car does), the Vehicle can Accelerate without starting the Engine or any power from the Engine. Or that If a Vehicle can recover all its Kinetic Energy while stopping (say at the Signal), It can accelerate back to its original speed on the Green light without the use of Engine or the Batteries. ..Even if a Vehicle can recover only 80% of Kinetic Energy, it would need only 20% of Power from the Engine for the Acceleration. So come on Automakers, Give the SC and NGT a Big Surprise, without telling them how simple it was. (According to the Newton''s Laws of Motion, the Transportation is Free of so much of this Energy generation, Fuel Consumption and Emission of Heat and Pollution; rest is all about the Engineering of Transmission. A Transmission that would recover the Kinetic Energy while Braking and use the same Energy for a Free Acceleration as per First Law; as also follow F=ma or Second Law of Motion, by using a CVT like Transmission for driving these vehicles with minimum of Energy or Power).

Sainath Kalpathy (Secunderabad)

Electric cars r fine, but does it not pollute to make electricity as well ? how do we dispose off batterry or UPS which in the new avatar will ruin just very often ?

Nissan Leaf let it come at the earliest. Suzlon put one more wind turbine.

Shiv

Hybrid cars are sham, its approximately 98% gasoline and 2% electric!

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