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Mazda ‘i-ELOOP’ World’s First Capacitor-Based Regenerative Braking System for Passenger Vehicles

In recent announcement by Mazda Motor Corporation, the Hiroshima-based automaker has developed the world’s first passenger vehicle regenerative braking system that uses a capacitor. The groundbreaking system, which Mazda calls ‘i-ELOOP’, will begin to appear in Mazda’s vehicles in 2012. In real-world driving conditions with frequent acceleration and braking, ‘i-ELOOP’ improves fuel economy by approximately 10 percent.    [singlepic id=9090 ...

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