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Old April 13th 04, 01:53 PM posted to,
Dave Plowman Dave Plowman is offline
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Default Electric or Hybrid Card or something car, suggestions?

In article ,
Ian Johnston wrote:
In short: using a small petrol engine to charge the batteries of a
hybrid car is just as sensible and cost-efficient as using mains

Think you're assuming that the calorific value of petrol gets transferred
completely into electricity. Even with the best of engines running at
optimum speed, I doubt that even 50% does. Of course, charging a battery
is very little better.

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