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The need for Kleenspeed

Original post made on Jan 20, 2009

A company called Kleenspeed Technologies has quietly established itself in a large building at Moffett Field, operating with a simple goal in mind: beat gasoline-powered race cars at their own game.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, January 19, 2009, 1:42 PM

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Posted by Nick
a resident of another community
on Jan 20, 2009 at 5:03 pm

When we will start to have electric car races, the public will finally how much these hav to offer.

Nick
Electricnick.com


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Posted by Ex MV Resident
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on Jan 21, 2009 at 5:39 pm

We built the original power cell packs for the Killacycle...

We know just how fast powering a drag bike can be...

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Too bad our company got offshored...


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Posted by Duh
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on Jan 26, 2009 at 12:37 pm

I don't get the appeal of watching people drive around in circles. Seems like a giant waste of energy, whether it comes in the form of gasoline or in the form of electricity. I can think of a thousand other ways in which that same energy could be used to better the world. I don't consider race car driving a real sport anyway since the driver's not really doing the grunt work. Kind of like how I don't consider hunting a sport either because the gun does most of the work (when the animals start shooting back then I'll consider it a sport).


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Posted by Alice Hooper
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on Feb 13, 2009 at 11:06 am

It's exciting to see what's possible. Even though this might seem like an extravagance to some, there will be benefits derived to help the masses. Way to go and keep on innovating!
Alice from ThisPreciousPlanet.com


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