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Posted by vaughn on May 17, 2009, 1:13 pm
 

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   Which also means that it will be speed limited.  Take it off of a city
street and onto most any highway, and you will burn gasoline.  Still, it
will be sufficient for some.  Even baby steps can be good.

Vaughn



Posted by vaughn on May 12, 2009, 5:47 pm
 



You need to change your name, "misterfact"!   No factory Prius can get
anywhere near 30 miles on the battery alone.  Some of the more expensive
plug-in conversions may get something like that on a good day, but then you
will need to "plug in" a whole different set of numbers, and you will find
that you need a whole lot more PV..

Vaughn



Posted by Eeyore on May 12, 2009, 6:42 pm
 

"misterfact@yahoo.com" wrote:


At what voltage ? Amps alone means NOTHING. Plus I doubt it. How about a cite.
Whichever way it is you can't change the laws of physics.

Please change your nym to misterfiction btw.

Graham


Posted by clare on May 12, 2009, 9:18 pm
 On Tue, 12 May 2009 09:19:52 -0700 (PDT), "misterfact@yahoo.com"


Re you sure??
 The Prius is not a plug-in hybrid.

Posted by Jim Wilkins on May 13, 2009, 12:43 am
 On May 12, 5:18pm, cl...@snyder.on.ca wrote:

This describes modifications to make it into one:
http://www.megawattmotorworks.com/display.asp?dismode=article&artid=156

1.3 KWH is not much more than the battery capacity of a Segway.
http://www.segway.com/downloads/pdfs/energy_efficient_segway_whitepaper.pdf

jsw

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