Eco Shock Absorbers
MIT Innovation Could Boost Electric Cars Ranges by 10%
This innovation has generated a lot of publicity for the MIT students, resulting in perks like a military grade HUMVEE to test out their product.
Implications - This new shock absorber was created to "harnesses energy from small bumps in the road" which enables the generation of electricity. The students at MIT that developed it say that "it smoothes the ride more effectively than conventional shocks." They hope that customers will soon be interested in their product such as large truck manufacturers.