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Old 02-10-2013, 07:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Interesting multi link on solar and energy efficient vehicles.

Just stumbled across this page, has heaps of links on everything from solar cars, electric bikes, boats and aero trucks:
Solar vehicles and efficient vehicles

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Old 02-10-2013, 10:06 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Must be old and not updated very often; and quoted performance and other stats pretty dicey. Nonetheless, interesting as you say!
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If I remember correctly it takes about $300 to $400 worth of solar equipment to support each mile you drive an electric vehicle with a grid tie system.
I think I will keep my diesel for now.

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