Re: 150 MPG from a Toyota Prius
- On 24/10/2007, at 12:46 AM, Klaus Stock wrote:
>Yep. Those V6 Lexi are just daft.
>> ...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+
> which both electrical and internal combustion engine together achive.
> TheyI did not think that the Lexus hybrid (or the Prius for that matter)
> 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
> that the normal "base load" power plants).
could be charged from the mains as standard.