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    Report: FIA President Jean Todt to push forward with green F1 technology
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    Says Jean Todt, newly-appointed president of the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), "I am convinced that we absolutely must reflect the environment with new technologies." With that statement, it would appear that at least some of the direction of former FIA president ...

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    KERS gets Formula 1 green light for 2009
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    Despite some serious reservations regarding the safety and high cost of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS), the hybrid system has received the green light for introduction into the 2009 Formula 1 season. After BMW and Renault had some, uh, issues with KERS, Renault called a meeting to ...

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    Why Use Batteries If Flywheels Will Do? - Autoline with John McElroy
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    Formula One could be on to something big. Next year all teams will be allowed to capture the energy that their cars produce under braking, and then re-use that energy at opportune moments, like passing on a straight. It's really a hybrid system, but they don't call it that. They call it a Kinetic ...

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    Ferrari split as Formula One goes hybird
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    Formula One is going hybrid starting next year, according to statements released by the sport's governing body the FIA. The Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) will be phased in over a period of several years, starting with the 2009 season and culminating with the full-fledged implementation by ...

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