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BMW Showcases Thermoelectric Technology In 5-Series

Even the most efficient internal combustion engine can only convert about one-third of the energy derived from fossil fuels into the mechanical kinetic energy needed to power a car. The rest of the energy is mostly wasted, either through exhaust heat, through the engine’s cooling system, or... read more

August 30, 2011 by 
 
BMW Heat Energy Technology

BMW Previews Future Heat Energy Recovery Technology

For years, engineers have avoided heat in cars to protect components from overheating. Now, this goal is being turned on its head as automakers attempt to harness previously... read more October 19, 2009 by 


 
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