quote: Our debt will never be paid. What's it gonna take to end our govt's addiction to spending?
quote: However, banning ICE altogether is stupid. I would love some 1000-2000lb single seaters with 100HP for 10k though.
quote: WV Lupo 3L that was sold here in Europe equals 78 mpg US and was never expensive hell,
quote: Electrics motor are less efficient at high rotation speeds so who really knows what the real numbers will be.
quote: I really doubt they would save much weight by shape-shifting, maybe just a few hundred pounds.
quote: And I am coming to the conclusion that NO ONE, outside of a purist, is going to be willing to plug in a car night after night for more than a month or so.
quote: I live in an area where electricity costs 0.09 cents per kWh and gas costs 3.80 a gallon.
quote: I am not trying to justify the Karma, but simply to respond to the idea that anyone with a Plug-In electric would not plug-in... simply because it is a hassle.
quote: And I am coming to the conclusion that NO ONE, outside of a purist, is going to be willing to plug in a car night after night for more than a month or so. Perhaps an automatic charge station needs to be developed.
quote: If you can afford this car why not get the Tesla?
quote: OR any hybrid from the more expensive brands would be better than this over priced gas hog.
quote: Tesla is limited to the range of the BEV. Thats the truth. It probably is not an issue for someone who can afford 100k car.
quote: a combined 56 mpg-e.