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Neil Young Car Back On Track

A year and a half after sustaining damage in a fire (story), the LincVolt, a massive 1959 Lincoln Continental Neil Young had converted into a high efficient electric hybrid, is in the homestretch of being returned to road-ready condition.  A modified power train will match-up with a cellulosic ethanol generator that project coordinators say will allow for the vehicle to actually recharge itself while underway, theoretically enabling it to go unlimited distances on electric power alone. The team also modified the suspension so it will be able to meet the demands of a regenerative braking system designed for the largest production car to ever roll off a Detroit assembly line.
If all goes smoothly, the rolling hulk of green technology will be plying the roadways of America with a film crew documenting the journey sometime before the leaves fall.
LincVolt.com

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