Heh heh heh!
Here's another one for all you cowardly Bush-bashin' liberal sissies out
And I'm sure you left-wing weenies will also be sad to see your hero Cynthia
is falling in the polls. ROFLMAO!
So just exactly is the electricity to power these things supposed to come
IOW, need to try charging one up overnight sometime using a coleman
generator or somesuch, and then report back to us with your MPG findings...
There's that, low range per charge, and have you ever seen a defective
battery explode in a cell phone or laptop?
Just imagine being wrapped up in a giant rolling battery when it blows. Or
maybe it will happen while parked in the garage under the house while
you're snoozing away.
They can see and smell gasoline and fire. Not so with electricity.
Firefighters, oddly enough, wear gear that protects them from fire. At
minimum they will need training and perhaps some more gear to deal with
hybrids and electric vehicles.
Protective gear also insulate against electrical shock!
They can always wear rubber gloves and shoe!
Also, there is difference between DC and AC shock.
DC burns, while AC stops the heart!
Batteries are DC!
So, your theory about exploding batteries is, lot of crap!
Really? Next time there's a thunderstorm, why don't you go stand on a
hill top and hold a big metal pole up in the air. Repeat until you get
struck by lightning. Then get back to us and let us know how your heart
liked that little jolt of DC current.
The depth of your ignorance astounds me.
How stupid can you be , comparing the power of lightening to some car
>>The comparison between the dangers of alternating current and direct
current has been a subject of debate ever since the War of Currents in
the 1880s. DC tends to cause continuous muscular contractions that make
the victim hold on to a live conductor, thereby increasing the risk of
deep tissue burns. On the other hand, mains-frequency AC tends to
interfere more with the heart's electrical pacemaker, leading to an
increased risk of fibrillation. AC at higher frequencies holds a
different mixture of hazards, such as RF burns and the possibility of
tissue damage with no immediate sensation of pain. Generally, higher
frequency AC current tends to run along the skin rather than penetrating
and touching vital organs such as the heart. While there will be severe
burn damage at higher voltages, it is normally not fatal.
It is believed that human lethality is most common with AC current at
100-250 volts, as lower voltages can fail to overcome body resistance
while with higher voltages the victim's muscular contractions are often
severe enough to cause them to recoil (although there will be
considerable burn damage). However, death has occurred from supplies as
low as 32 volts.
Electrical discharge from lightning tends to travel over the surface of
the body causing burns and may cause respiratory arrest.<<
Genius. First off, the batteries are DC, but the input to the motor in most
electric vehicles is AC.
Second, if the batteries have enough voltage to power a 150Kw motor,
they've got enough power to kill you. AC or DC.
Third, electric vehicles cost more to run than one with an internal
combustion engine and they will only run for about ninety minutes at
So? Than where is the DC/AC converter located? At the batteries or close
to the engine?
Have you heard of the Ford Pinto, fuel tank blow up on rear impact?
You think all gasoline driven cars are perfect?
Still don't even come close to the power of lightening has, still you
find people who survived it.
>>In late 2003, GM cancelled the EV1 program . Despite
unfulfilled waiting lists and positive feedback from the lessees, GM
stated that it could not sell enough of the cars to make the EV1
profitable. GM also cited a lack of demand. However, every EV1 that
was offered for lease was placed in service.<<
From the wall socket, retard! Plug it in!
If you would've seen the show, as they talk to GM representatives, EV
cars were just to simple.
Gee, it didn't even have a transmission!!!!
Car makers want vehicles with engine, transmission, lot of parts that
can wear, break down, need repair, parts to be sold, burn gas, provide
jobs and bozos like you can thinker with it.
EV cars didn't fit this criteria, so they were shredded.
People want it the EV cars, at end of lease they want it to buy them.
But they were not for sale. At the end of the lease, all went to the
Hybrid is OK, it has an engine, burns gas, oil companies like that.
Sure bring on the conspiracy theories, but I would be willing to bet
money on the cause for the destruction of the EV1 cars was LAWYERS!
I'm sure GM looked at the liability of selling the prototypes and came
to the conclusion " no f-ing way", also once you sell a car you need
to provide service and parts support for a minimum of 7 years by
Hybrid cars do not charge their batteries while parked in your garage!
I bet a garage full of hydrogen gas can make a really good "boom". I'm
sure GM put it in the owners manual and on about 3 stickers on the car
but someone would blow up their house, and a jury somewhere would
award the victims a few hundred million for their pain and suffering
because the big car company should have known better.
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