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Old 09-13-2006, 09:46 PM   #1
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Google.org to develop an engine?

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One of its maiden projects reflects the philanthropy?s nontraditional approach. According to people briefed on the program, the organization, called Google.org, plans to develop an ultra-fuel-efficient plug-in hybrid car engine that runs on ethanol, electricity and gasoline.

The philanthropy is consulting with hybrid-engine scientists and automakers, and has arranged for the purchase of a small fleet of cars with plans to convert the engines so that their gas mileage exceeds 100 miles per gallon. The goal of the project is to reduce dependence on oil while alleviating the effects of global warming.
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Old 09-14-2006, 12:30 AM   #2
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Yup ,. and I know a car powered by it would be big , powerfull and amazingly popular.
Unfortunately it will track you wherever you drive , and if Britney Spears ever got one she wouldnt be able to go to China.
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