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Re: Death of the electric car
« Reply #50 on: April 04, 2009, 10:50:15 AM »

The Wankel engine has been using ceramic tips for years.
They do last longer than metal but havent been developed to further their longevity.

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Re: Death of the electric car
« Reply #51 on: April 04, 2009, 06:26:00 PM »

Another major factor is the trillions tied up in automated machine tooling not only to produce car engines but any ic engine, just look at all the cheap generators, chainsaws and weed whackers you can buy now, they're moulding them out like sweeties with minimal machining. Compared to the old Henry Ford engine productions lines there's not a person in sight its all done by computer from casting to final assembly it a bit like comparing vinyl to cd.
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Re: Death of the electric car
« Reply #52 on: May 19, 2009, 06:42:53 AM »

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Re: Death of the electric car
« Reply #53 on: May 19, 2009, 09:57:31 AM »

It might that may one day power cars and all types of electronic devices has been made a such factor..

could you please explain what you mean..............I am sorry but I don't understand what you arew saying. :-))
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Re: Death of the electric car
« Reply #54 on: May 19, 2009, 03:48:29 PM »

Not a car, but a very nice little (electric) motorcycle-

http://www.zeromotorcycles.com/

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ic9fDPnnuA
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