An Electric Car That Hardly Needs Batteries

Rosen Motors uses a gas turbine and a flywheel

Harold A. Rosen hopes to be the next automotive pioneer to follow in the footsteps of Henry Ford and Walter Percy Chrysler. Rosen's idea for standing the auto industry on its head is a remarkable new electric car that doesn't need a trunk full of batteries. Rosen says his hybrid gasoline-electric car would be almost as nonpolluting as battery-powered vehicles, get twice the mileage of Detroit's family sedans, and outperform most sports cars.

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