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There are ways of re-capturing the heat losses... mainly things like thermo-electric materials (which convert a temperature differential between the two sides into a voltage differential... or viseversa, a voltage differential into a temperature differential, a lot of low end compact refrigerators and wine coolers/chillers use this).
A couple of years ago I remember hearing a report GM was experimenting with a heat re-capture devise on the exhaust of large trucks/suvs to create electricity... taking some of the load off the alternator, and hence off the engine.
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