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Toyota Is Researching Linear Generator Engine

In a nutshell, a linear generator (full name: Free Piston Engine Linear Generator, FPEG) is an internal combustion engine that generates electric power directly.

Recently R&D engineers in Toyota has made breakthrough in this area, and presented the concept at the most recent SAE meeting in Detroit.

Below are three illustrations from Toyota R&D, that explained the idea briefly.

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