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Old 01-15-2008, 07:41 AM
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It enables the petrol engine to run at its most efficient revs. Trains and boats have been working like this for ages.
But can the engine run on its own or it can only power the electric motor? If it's the later wouldn't it be better to remove the petrol engine and power it on the batteries alone?
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Old 01-15-2008, 07:44 AM
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But can the engine run on its own or it can only power the electric motor? If it's the later wouldn't it be better to remove the petrol engine and power it on the batteries alone?
If it would just have batteries the range would be too short. With a petrol engine running steadily to charge the batteries, the car can run for long distances and still very efficiently. A car with batteries alone is useless. I dare say that a modern car engine is a more efficient and cleaner generator of electricity than a massive coal burning powerplant.
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Old 01-15-2008, 07:45 AM
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I now understand it, thanks for clarifying it.
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Old 01-15-2008, 08:34 AM
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i don't like this Motorola's buttons style, i hope they will change it

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I dare say that a modern car engine is a more efficient and cleaner generator of electricity than a massive coal burning powerplant.
Cleaner sure, but does a car suck more potential energy per pound out of fuel than a power plant? Coal powerplants are not the only source of power these days.

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i don't like this Motorola's buttons style, i hope they will change it
I agree. The car shape and styling are good but the buttons are a sour spot.
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Old 01-16-2008, 07:46 AM
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i don't like this Motorola's buttons style, i hope they will change it
I actually like the buttons like that. It keeps everything nice and clean.
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I actually like the buttons like that. It keeps everything nice and clean.
Anyonw that has ver owned a razr will tell you that those become a real mess after a lot of use.
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for these figuers i think this car is a rip-off !! there are ton of cars on the market today with more performance for almost half that price!
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It's not all about top speed in this car. In fact the slower you go the better.

You buy this vehicle as a statement of your desire to be seen as both stylish and Green.
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I know about that, but that was the concept car, and this is the production car.
apart from some external differences and the new interiors, the main is this actually moves.
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