One of our favorite cars from the 2009 Los Angeles Auto Show was the CMT-380 supercar concept from Capstone Turbine. To show off potential automotive uses for its C30 micro-turbine, it built an extended-range electric car using the turbine to add up to 500 miles to the 80-mile range of its lithium-ion battery pack by powering an onboard generator. Two turbine EVs to come Well, Roberto Velozzi, CEO of a Los Angeles-based car designer and manufacturer bearing his name, clearly liked it too. Velozzi has announced that it will use Capstone micro-turbines in two different vehicles, a supercar and...
Electric Supercar Concept Uses Small Turbine Engine To Boost Range
We're gearing up for the Los Angeles Auto Show here at GreenCarReports, and the press releases are flying across the desk. Most of them don't apply to green car buyers and fans, but here's one worth watching. At the show, Capstone Turbine Corp. will unveil its CMT-380 concept, an extended-range...John Voelcker