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a type of railless transportation using accumulators, with the motive force supplied by the kinetic energy stored in a flywheel.

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The Electromechanical Battery
The Gyrobus was a public transportation vehicle that saw service in Switzerland,. Zaire Figure 4. The Gyrobus used a flywheel in the 1950s in Switzerland.
Energiespeicher & Elektromobilität
1970: Lunar Roving Vehicle. 1900: „Lohner-Porsche“. 1912: Höhepunkt der Elektroauto- produktion.
A Review of Regenerative Braking Systems
MAN have also developed flywheel buses, the Gyrobus I and the Gyrobus 11, both having a 350 kg flywheel with a storage capacity of 750 Wh.
Dopravní fakulta Jana Pernera, Univerzita Pardubice II. ročník (obor

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Flybus to start testing flywheel hybrid bus
The gyroscopic effect of early systems such as those used in the Gyrobus, however, reportedly made the vehicles difficult to handle. Flybus's prototype is currently on display at the Low Carbon Vehicle event in the UK.

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Gyrobus - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A Gyrobus is an electric bus that uses flywheel energy storage, not overhead wires like a trolleybus.
Gyrobus - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A gyrobus is a special bus which does not use a normal engine.
The Gyrobus was conceived in post-war Switzerland. Motor buses at the time were still loud, uncomfortable and unreliable.
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Gyrobus - Description: A Gyrobus is an electric bus that uses flywheel energy storage, not overhead wires like a trolleybus.

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