Formula 1 has been experimenting with Kinetic Energy Recovery System on
It was interesting watching a KERS fitted car simply drive past a Ferrari on
KERS just provides a boost during acceleration, recovering energy when
slowing down or idling. It is not a full hybrid (like say the Toyota
This would suggest that a KERS would be a way of providing top end
performance with mid range or diesel engines and providing the necessary
boost for overtaking.
Will we see KERS in road cars in particular BMW's?
R. Mark Clayton
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