SUBSCRIBE to stay current on EV news ^ ^ ^ ^ ^ electric-vehicles-cars-bikes.blogspot.com Electric Car in-wheel motor Siemens eCornerOnly about 15% of the energy from the fuel you put in your tank gets used to move your car down the road or run useful accessories, such as air conditioning. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline inefficiencies and idling. Therefore, the potential to improve fuel efficiency with advanced technologies is enormous. With an Electric Car it costs just .00 per 100kms with MUCH more performance than with petrol at .00 per 100kms. Ferdinand Porsche put wheel motors on a battery electric car in 1897. They built about 300 of them and there were 4WD & FWD versions. He also made a hybrid version. Amazing that 112 years later Wheel motors still aren’t in mass production.
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www.CarsNet.com This is a video of the September 3, 2007 San Diego Labor Day Classic Cat & Cycle Show & Swap. 100’s of Cars & Cycle in the Show and Acres of Parts & Accessories in the Swap Meet area. Event was held at San Diego Qualcomm Stadium. Trophies, Prizes, Hot Bikini Girls along with Great Music and Food makes these events a must for any & all Motor Head. Find great wheels and deals at the next event on Sunday, November 18, 2007.