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  • noun Plural form of drivetrain.


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  • What makes me quizzical about electric cars is that they could have a good impact of performance and efficiency in drivetrains.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Funny, But True 2009

  • This change came about because in previous years, many teams were re-using their drivetrains, which is a group of parts that generates power and delivers motion, such as the engine, transmission, and driveshaft.

    Paly Voice 2009

  • Tesla is happy to provide 'drivetrains' to other companies.

    Autoblog Green 2009

  • It is a cornerstone of BMW's plan to expand in the field of alternative drivetrains and green technology, making cars more environmentally friendly to comply with tightening emission regulations world-wide.

    BMW Shows Off Electric Concept Cars Christophe Rauwald 2011

  • But in time, as more trucks are produced, as more drivetrains are put together, those cost profiles go down, and you could see the same scenario again and again with wind power, with solar, with fuel cells, any other type of new technology.

    New Rules Fuel Push For Hybrid Big Rigs 2010

  • When I visited Campagnolo in the summer of 2009, I saw test machines running with electronic drivetrains.

    Technical FAQ with Lennard Zinn: Peeling AquaSeal and Campy goes electric 2010

  • Of those new limos, 98 were defined as "law enforcement," which the GSA said means they are equipped with sirens or lights, high-performance drivetrains, or are used for surveillance or undercover operations.

    Limousine Liberals? Number of Government-Owned Limos Has Soared Under Obama 2011

  • The deal is the latest move by auto makers and their suppliers to forge alliances to benefit from economies of scale and reap cost synergies, especially in the field of alternative drivetrains.

    Daimler, Bosch to Team Up for Electric Motors 2011

  • As a result, global auto makers are ramping up investments in alternative drivetrains to reduce harmful emissions of cars and make their vehicles greener amid tightening emission regulations world-wide.

    Germany Allies With Industry to Promote Electric Cars 2010

  • Several task forces were established at a summit in Berlin to work on related projects such as alternative drivetrains, battery technology and infrastructure, with the first detailed proposals expected to be made late this year, the German government and the companies said in a joint statement Monday.

    Germany Allies With Industry to Promote Electric Cars 2010


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