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posted by RockerDom
“This is the type of conspiracy I believe in. Our adherence to oil, coal, and fossil fuels is embarrassing. We know the dangers, we know the consequences. It's time to bite the bullet and get the technology into common usage. It may mean raises in taxes up front . . “ [Edited by Don W]
“ . . so many of our problems would disappear. I really hope that someone with some brains and some fortitude gets in charge of these United States and makes a REAL difference.
posted by Long Lance
Electric drive motors are extremely efficient . . overall efficiency drops as you add things to your car. if you are serious about saving energy, the car's weight needs to be drastically reduced [Edited by Don W]
“ . . no more piston engines, the introduction of electric drive trains and condensers instead of batteries for short term use only . . to store unused energy is always costly, quickly outweighing the benefits.
posted by thermopolis
If nuclear power plants supply the energy to electric cars then I'm ok with it. Otherwise they [electric cars] waste 3 times the energy of gasoline powered cars . . “
[Edited by Don W]