28 May '11, 12am

Video: Renault and Nissan imagine a world where gas powers everything

Video: Renault and Nissan imagine a world where gas powers everything

Can you imagine: lol: electric motors are simple, reliable, strong, powerful, durable and interesting. Gas piston engines are a steam punk technology that still require batteries and electrical systems just to function correctly. Skip the gas and make the whole thing electric: the gasoline can be burned more efficiently and more cleanly to produce grid power in an optimized multistage heat recovery combine cycle grid generator: also a few large grid connected engine generators are easier to manage than millions of privately owned vehicle engines. Sure battery prices are still high, but as the hidden costs of gasoline are factored into its retail price, as global demand continues to pine against the dwindling supply of light sweet crude: we will soon enter a world where even high cost exotic batteries electric vehicles will reach and outperform in operating cost parity with...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2011/05/27/renault-nissan-gas-p...

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