Archives for March 27, 2013

New US-built Car Coming, $6800, 84mpg, 5-star safety, Summer ’14

$6800 US-built car, 84mpg, 100+mph, 5-star safety rating, production summer of next year. 3-wheels but meets 4-wheel standards. GMI graduate engineer re-starting a shuttered GM plant in Louisiana. via http://www.eliomotors.com

Motor-Generator: Makes More Energy Than It Uses

Over-unity design concepts have always been the holy grail of engineering and are always denigrated by traditional educators. [Over unity] sounds like a clear case of violating the law of conservation of energy…?Apparently not. I’ve now known of at least three independent situations where this is claimed to be the case. Two of those are […]