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How The Swiss Developed An Emissions-Free Bus Without Using Batteries
Yes, way back in the 1950s the Swiss were experimenting with flywheel-powered city buses, which they called gyrobuses. The reasons for investigating these at all are still valid today: they wanted something more efficient and cleaner than gas or diesel ...
Temporal Power spinning renewable energy wheels
In the 1950s the Swiss experimented with “gyrobuses” that ran on flywheels. These vehicles had huge 1.5 ton flywheels, located in the middle of the bus, which were spun to 3,000 r.
Spinning flywheels boost subways
They have even been trialed in public transport - back in the 1940s Swiss firm Oerlikon introduced the Gyrobus, while established underground and overground systems in New York and London have trailed various systems from at least 1974 onwards .
LightSail Gets $37.5M From Thiel, Khosla, and Gates for Compressed Air Grid
LightSail added Peter Thiel to its investor roster as the leader of the energy storage firm's $37.3 million round D. Bill Gates and Innovacorp et.
Volvo Gets More Power From Less Fuel, No Batteries Required
Switzerland, Belgium and the former Belgian Congo all saw flywheel-powered public transit with the gyrobuses of the 1950s, and Volvo even fitted a flywheel to a 240 diesel in the 1980s.

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