[LINK] Electric vehicles and generation

Antony Barry tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Sat Jul 22 16:10:24 AEST 2006

On 22/07/2006, at 8:10 AM, rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au wrote:

> Oops. How embarrasingly stupid I am: RTFM. The car claims 185kW  
> engine output; allowing for less-than-100% efficiency, it uses  
> about 200kWh per hour of running time. Covering my head in shame  
> now...

And -

> the lightweight machine can go 250 miles on a single charge. (When  
> connected to a special 220-volt, 70-amp outlet, recharging takes  
> about three and a half hours.)
Ouch! 15kw!

It would pull in 30 minutes what my house uses in a day.

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