[DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel
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[DMCForum] Re: the EV1... vs Diesel

As much as I hate to agree with Martin, I think biodiesel is the fuel
of the future. Alcohol fuels just aren't economically viable. I don't
think battery limitations will ever be overcome for EV's.

Don't get me wrong: I love gasoline combustion. I prefer its
characteristics over diesel. I will miss it when it's gone (assuming
that happens in my lifetime). 

But the future lies in vegetable oil.

And rail transit.

Bill Robertson

>--- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, Martin Gutkowski <martin@...> wrote:
> Hmmmm, not sure I believe you :-) How big is the petrol engine? What 
> kind of performance do you get? I bet I can name a couple of Euro cars 
> that are bigger/faster and more economical and run on diesel...
> (I HATE hybrids, they just don't make sense from a physics point of
> I reckon Honda aren't pushing the Insight becasue it's more
expensive to 
> build than they sell it for.
> Martin
> Ryan Wright wrote:
> > Josh,
> >
> > I would have loved an EV-1.
> >
> > I currently drive a Honda Insight to work daily. Bought it a few
> > months ago. Honda stopped producing them last year, unfortunately.
> > It's a gas-electric hybrid similar to the Prius, but here's the catch:
> > I'm getting in excess of 70 miles per gallon.
> >
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]

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