quote: Of course it is. For engines with the same peak power, constant power with declining torque is far more useful than flattish torque and rising power.
quote: WTF is "typical"? Some POS from Home Depot? That's not where automakers get their engines, genius. Once again, you're using a 15% efficient engine for no reason.
quote: What on earth makes you think a car needs 85kWh to travel 30 miles? The Tesla does well over 200 with that much energy, even under bad conditions.
quote: Once again, no PHEV charges up the battery with the generator. The electricity drives the wheels, and only a trickle goes in to balance the occasional battery draw.
quote: WTF are you talking about? Round trip efficiency for lithium ion is 90% efficient.
quote: Seriously, where on earth are you getting all this nonsense from? Is there some website polluting your mind?