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Re: 150 MPG from a Toyota Prius

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  • Charlie Bell
    ... Yep. Those V6 Lexi are just daft. ... I did not think that the Lexus hybrid (or the Prius for that matter) could be charged from the mains as standard.
    Message 1 of 5 , Oct 23, 2007
      On 24/10/2007, at 12:46 AM, Klaus Stock wrote:
      >
      >> ...and when you're accelerating hard, both the engine and the motor
      >> are working together.
      >
      > Right. People buy a hybrid Lexus to brag about their "green
      > attitude" and
      > yet happily kick the pedal to the metal to get most of the 400+
      > horsepowers
      > which both electrical and internal combustion engine together achive.

      Yep. Those V6 Lexi are just daft.
      > They
      > also do not count the gallons of jet fuel which are consumed when they
      > charge their batteries during the daytime (short term electrical
      > peak load
      > is often provided by jet turbine generators, which are much less
      > efficient
      > that the normal "base load" power plants).

      I did not think that the Lexus hybrid (or the Prius for that matter)
      could be charged from the mains as standard.

      Charlie.
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