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Monday, June 06, 2005

Two good posts of the day.

Imagine the engine in your car is just a generator of electricity. The electricity generated then flows directly to your wheels, where motors in each wheel move the car. This is how submarines have worked for the last 50 years, this is how huge tractors are working now, and this is how your car will work in 5 years.
Click here to read the article.
Getting rid of all the stuff that used to send the power to the wheels makes the vehicle 5x more efficient! However, the old combustible engine will still be in your car, (though in a different version) because that will still probably be the best way to store and extract energy.

Click here to read the second article, which shows the Downing Street Memo is- er- nothing much. Conservatives have pretty much been ignoring the issue because it is a tempest in a teapot- but these things can grow all out of proportion if they aren't debunked or perspectified.


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