KERS

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KERSKinetic Energy Recovery System
KERSKentucky Employees' Retirement System (est. 1956)
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The 2014 SMMT Award for Automotive Innovation was won by transmissions firm Torotrak for its Flybrid mechanical flywheel hybrid system, an F1-inspired Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) with "huge potential to influence the wider automotive sector"
Although suffering a Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) issue early on in this month's race, the Belgian went on to finish impressively - ahead of many of his counterparts who drive week-in week-out, including both Red Bull Racing drivers.
Australian Mark Webber, Vettel's team mate, will start 18th after having to go into qualifying after problems with his car's kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) and then suffering a disastrous choice of tyres.
This was the principle of the Kinetic Energy Recovery System used for a short period of time in Formula 1 racing, but finding a far more appreciative audience in today's high efficiency and hybrid cars.
Ricardo is developing a kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) used by some Formula One teams for road cars while is working with Jaguar Land Rover and other collaborators on developing an innovative new engine that is capable of switching from two-stroke to four-stroke operation.
Renault, though, are understood to be one of the teams opting not to use the new kinetic energy recovery system - which releases a burst of stored power normally lost under braking - on Sunday.
KERS OR to give it its full name, Kinetic Energy Recovery System, and one that has caused considerable consternation amongst the teams, primarily due to the cost of implementation.
Suppose there is a form of kinetic energy recovery system which is considerably less efficient at gathering energy and using it again, particularly at high peak power and energy flow levels.
The French transport technology company has developed the worlds first operational Kinetic Energy Recovery System (KERS) for road transport to boost efficiency through fuel savings, extra power and reduced emissions for truck fleets.
0-litre twin turbo V6 petrol engine and a kinetic energy recovery system, coupled with a five-speed sequential gearbox with pneumatic paddle shift system.
It will have the kinetic energy recovery system (KERS) used in the famous racer -- which recovers energy during braking and stores it for future use -- 'to reduce consumption but also capture the thrill of driving a Ferrari', Lanzavecchia said.
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