A Hybrid That Doubles Your Odds

Dean Sigler Electric Powerplants, Sustainable Aviation Leave a Comment

Of at least making it home at night.  Zero-Grid’s demonstrator looks like an electric green Zap!  Zebra sedan from the outside, but houses a wealth of creative energy, along with interior-filling racks of  batteries and an innovative charging and switching system.  While “range anxiety” is still a concern for buyers of even high-end pure electric cars, this hybrid system promises a final electricity-driven sprint even when the fuel runs out. Using a “Battery Alternating Recharging Process” (BARP), Michael Hargett,the car’s inventor, says Zero-Grid’s Zero Kar™, with two or more individual battery packs and a hybrid generator, can recharge one battery pack while the other runs the car.  By alternating power and charging among multiple battery packs, the car achieves high …