Mercedes-Benz Motorsport and KERS Hybrid

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McLaren Mercedes erklärt das KERS System
In der Formel 1 haben McLaren Mercedes, Renault, BMW und Ferrari haben das Kers system. Hier erklaren die Leute von Mercedes wie es funktioniert und die Bauteile. Bericht vom 26.04.09

BMW Mechanic in KERS Shocker
A BMW Sauber technician was injured yesterday with an electric shock given off by the experimental Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) equipped F1.07C car. The incident occurred when test driver Christian Klien pulled into the pits and the technician touched the car for the first time following a test run at Jerez. "During testing of the KERS car at the Jerez track this morning, there was an incident involving a mechanic," a BMW Sauber spokesman explained. "When the car returned to the pits, he touched it and suffered an electric shock. He sustained slight injuries to his left hand and grazing on his left arm." The technician was taken to the circuit's medical centre for a brief examination before rejoining the test team. An investigation is underway to determine the cause.

Porsche 911 GT2 v Corvette ZR1 - drag race by
Which is faster in a one-mile drag race? Porsche 911 GT2 or Corvette ZR1? Visit for the latest Porsche news and reviews, or for the ZR1 reviews. Get the latest car news and reviews at

Flybus flywheel-based mechanical hybrid system
A project to demonstrate the viability of a cost-effective alternative to battery-hybrid buses has taken a step closer to fruition with construction starting of the first prototype vehicle. For a fraction of the cost of other systems, the "Flybus" system could deliver up to 20 percent savings in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions in stopstart city centre operation. The project is due to publish the results of testing next year.