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As a new kind of range extender, the free-piston linear generator (FKLG) makes electric vehicles more flexible
Credit: DLR (CC-BY 3.0).
19. February 2013


Flexibility in respect of fuel types, compact dimensions and high efficiency combined with low emissions – these properties characterise the free-piston linear generator (FKLG), the brainchild of engineers at DLR. This animated film (in German) provides an insight into the way this new kind of range extender works.