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Old 09-13-2013, 01:52 AM   #81
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A 600 HP 13 Speed that can move 100,000 LBS. From Kansas City to LA non-stop? A battery that can push this cargo at 75 MPH will be larger than the load. The energy needed to cross the Great Divide?

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A 600 HP 13 Speed that can move 100,000 LBS. From Kansas City to LA non-stop? A battery that can push this cargo at 75 MPH will be larger than the load. The energy needed to cross the Great Divide?
Well, an all-electric might be unrealistic at this point in history, but a hybrid is not. After all, diesel-electric hybrid locomotives have been moving American goods across this nation for nearly 100 years now. At first they said it was not a viable means of powering rail transportation. They were wrong.
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Well, an all-electric might be unrealistic at this point in history, but a hybrid is not. After all, diesel-electric hybrid locomotives have been moving American goods across this nation for nearly 100 years now. At first they said it was not a viable means of powering rail transportation. They were wrong.
Stone age didn't end because the world ran out of stones and the fossil fuel age wont end because we run out of fossil fuels.
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Stone age didn't end because the world ran out of stones and the fossil fuel age wont end because we run out of fossil fuels.
The Bronze Age, Industrial Age and Space Age, did not begin because the previous Age ran out of fuel either.
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The Bronze Age, Industrial Age and Space Age, did not begin because the previous Age ran out of fuel either.
It's not that ppl can't imagine these things being the future, quite simply they refuse too.. These same ppl thought the Internet was a fad.. Look at them now.. Some ppl will swear dig **** does not stink until they fall face first into it..
As of 2010 they're racing electric motorcycles in AMA and Isle of Man..
Electric vehicles(of ALL kinds) are coming, accept it, embrace it or be left behind.
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And all the Liberal Democrats think Al Gore invented the Internet.

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And all the Liberal Democrats think Al Gore invented the Internet.
I think the only one who thinks that is Al Gore.

What the hell does that have to do with the thread?
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I think the only one who thinks that is Al Gore.

What the hell does that have to do with the thread?
Per usual.. Absolutely nothing..
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Electric vehicles(of ALL kinds) are coming, accept it, embrace it or be left behind.
Tesla will be bankrupt in a year
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Tesla will be bankrupt in a year
I'll take that bet!

http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/155897-tesla-model-s-is-now-the-best-selling-luxury-car-with-an-asterisk

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I think the only one who thinks that is Al Gore.

What the hell does that have to do with the thread?
It's ALL about "the liberal democrats" or "the liberal" or "the modern liberal". Something is doing good, its despite the best efforts of the liberal, somethings doing bad, it was the liberal.
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