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"...The system consists of a flywheel connected by a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to the drivetrain. Moving the CVT towards a gear ratio that would speed the flywheel up enables it to store energy, while moving towards a ratio that would slow it down allows it to release energy. A hydraulic clutch separates the drive if the flywheel’s revs exceed the system’s limits. The components within each variator include an input disc and an opposing output disc. Eac..." Continue Reading →
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