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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

 

Electric cars. a no brainer solution.

Do these inventors have an imagination or not?

They design an electric car that runs on batteries and with a gas engine for swithover when batteries go down.

Need to take the car home to plug it in for recharge.

I do not have an engineering degree but common sense maybe.Green laugh

Install a gas powered generator in the vehicle like they use for construction site power. There are various sizes of output you can get. Now have the batteries in the car for use or backup. Start the electric generator for your electric power source to run the vehicle and as a charger for the batteries.

Gas generators do not use that much gas to run as I have used them on costruction jobs. Maybe 5 gallons at the most for an 8 hour day.   

Some things are so simple and yet they make them complicated. Grumble,grumble.


Comments:
actually as the technology gets better the wheels will have a type of generator or alternator that will charge the battery as it goes down the road. Problems exist when weigh to power ratios cant be factored in. Getting the right combination and building an affordable system is also a factor. The cars of the future will cost up wards of 100,000 grand. but they will have serious on-board capabilities including the ability to change body's from an auto to a small truck.
What we need is compressed air powered cars. BobP
http://www.theaircar.com/acf/air-cars/compressed-air-history.html

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