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Old 03-18-2012, 04:07 AM
 
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As i'm seeing media reports of new quick charge stations popping up in various parts of the country to date what i'm not seeing is cost to have your cars batteries recharged,if the cost is a couple of bucks for a full charge in 10 minutes and then i have a car that can do 150 miles before i need to charge it again then i'd be interested but if its going to cost somewhere around $50 for the recharge i'm not seeing any benefit cost-wise for the electric car and would just as soon have a small economical gasoline powered car..
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Old 03-18-2012, 07:58 AM
 
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The last article I saw said (for now) that it was free. What I noticed was it would add 40 minutes to a 160 mile trip (the distance the chargers covered in the story) because you have to stop for charging twice at 20 minutes a pop for a charge - that's with a Nissan and estimating 70 miles on a charge. I suppose as long as your time isn't worth much that's okay, but if you have a tight schedule or deadlines, that would be a deal breaker.
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Old 03-18-2012, 08:42 AM
 
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If its recharge is free i can definitely see an electric vehicle in my future..
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Old 03-18-2012, 01:13 PM
 
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Is this not the same battery invented by an old couple in Michigan, almost a decade ago, that the auto industry and oil companies bought the patents for? Playing the public to keep up the profits!

Anyway, employ generators in the wheels and keep a constant charge on the batteries, as well as charge capacitors, and use this stored energy at home.
YES, it works!
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Old 03-18-2012, 05:59 PM
 
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Is this not the same battery invented by an old couple in Michigan, almost a decade ago, that the auto industry and oil companies bought the patents for? Playing the public to keep up the profits!

Anyway, employ generators in the wheels and keep a constant charge on the batteries, as well as charge capacitors, and use this stored energy at home.
YES, it works!


Anyone else want to tackle this one? I'm working on another thread about an imaginary meteorite that cause the Madrid fault to let go.

I'm pretty sure this is TimeAndSpace back to bless us with his "brilliance".
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