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I like Mazda's approach with their skyactiv engine better.

Skyactiv is just a brand name for a direct injected engine. Just about everyone has one now. I think the best example of which is the V6 Mustang getting 31 mpg and rocking over 300 horse.
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It's good they plan to do that. GM and the other need to step up their game so they're not left in the back seat while other corps build better EV's.
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Umm... fix the quote, I never said that.
EDIT: And what if whoever called GM evil said it about Ford? Surely with their history (Pinto-manslaughter, then Crown Vic w/ the same problem) one wouldn't be far off. biggrin.gif

ugh. I hate the new site. It's distracting me from doing simple things correctly.

YOU may not have said that. Someone did, and they have since edited the post and its gone, so it looks like Im imaging things to quote. They were quoting you, and that was their rebuttal.

Pressing te quote button is only supposed to quote what the person typed in that particular post, not EVERYTHING in the post.
It was Segovax. I don't like that it quotes all quotes within, either. I'd like it to be limited at 2 or just the immediate.
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This! I am in full agreement. Worthless electric cars. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
Worthless now yes. They have potential... if we figure out an efficient way to recharge them.
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This! I am in full agreement. Worthless electric cars. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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It was Segovax. I don't like that it quotes all quotes within, either. I'd like it to be limited at 2 or just the immediate.
Worthless now yes. They have potential... if we figure out an efficient way to recharge them.

worthless...PERIOD
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Worthless now yes. They have potential... if we figure out an efficient way to recharge them.

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I like Mazda's approach with their skyactiv engine better.

I'd like to see a hybrid with a skyactiv engine and a solar panel roof, at a similar price to a standard car.

Skyactiv is just a brand name for a direct injected engine. Just about everyone has one now. I think the best example of which is the V6 Mustang getting 31 mpg and rocking over 300 horse.[/quote]

With the compression ratio of a Ferrari, I don't believe the Mustang engine has that.
Edited by lordikon - 12/3/11 at 11:53pm
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because traditional cars never catch fire rolleyes.gif

https://www.google.com/search?gcx=w&q=car+fire&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=hDfbTsDGLKiIiALCx7S2CQ&biw=1519&bih=819&sei=hzfbTqDuJKWviQKzuoiSCg

also funny how both of the people saying screw electric cars are from texas....just an observation
Edited by reflex99 - 12/4/11 at 1:07am
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I wont drive anything electric. If it dont make a good ol cammy V8 sound through straight 3" pipes them I dont want it. Screw the environment.

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This! I am in full agreement. Worthless electric cars. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

Screw the environment? Just two twelve year olds from Texas that don't have a clue.
Edited by Socko1965 - 12/4/11 at 2:37am
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This! I am in full agreement. Worthless electric cars. thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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It was Segovax. I don't like that it quotes all quotes within, either. I'd like it to be limited at 2 or just the immediate.
Worthless now yes. They have potential... if we figure out an efficient way to recharge them.

worthless...PERIOD

I'd just like to ask these two questions: Why on earth would you want to pump something into our atmosphere that you wouldn't want pumped into a room you're in? Everyone knows you should never leave a car, tractor, or ther ICE machine idling in a garage. The exhaust fumes will kill you. Even if global warming is a gross overreaction, between the pollutants and the fact that we'll eventually (maybe not in our lifetimes, but eventually) be unable to maintain a supply/demand status quo of oil, why are EVs a bad idea? BlackVenom, I wholly agree that they need more efficient charging, but that's the fault of the lack of battery R&D probably, and what better way to encourage research in advancing a technology than selling lots of that technology?
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First thing's first. This is made my GM. Not hating here, but be honest with yourself here. Second, I love how these weren't caught in crash testing BEFORE the car was released into the general population. Anyone who's up to date with the automotive scene should know this is simply a matter of quality control and skimping/sourcing out on quality parts after the fact.
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Who cares if it catches fire during crashes, ITS A VOLT!!!! Give me!!!!!!!!!!!!
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