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'Record-breaking' motor could make large electric aircraft a reality claims Siemens

25 Mar 2015

A new type of electric motor designed specifically for use in aircraft could help make electric-powered passenger flight a reality its developer has claimed.

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Winning formula: Inside the Mercedes PU106A power unit

9 Feb 2015 | By Helen Knight

The hybrid power unit used by Mercedes in the 2014 F1 season has been hailed as one of the most efficient gasoline powertrains ever produced. Helen Knight explains why. 

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