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Mercedes G-Code Hybrid Hydrogen / Electric SUV

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by bollar, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    I'm skeptical...




    Mercedes Vision G-Code concept is one big solar panel - Autoblog
     
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    I'm skeptical that a few square feet of solar PV could generate enough electricity to propel the car more than a few feet.
     
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    My middle school, Harker, built a solar powered Fiero in 1997/8 and the top speed was less than 50 mph and had a range of 5 miles if I remember correctly. It looked similar to this one.
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    #5 Kandiru, Nov 11, 2014
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    My favorite German hydrogen toy, a worthy match for the near silent Russky subs,
    spends up to 3 weeks at high speeds undetectable without one resurfacing:

    Type 212 submarine - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    And better keep it under water than this:
    hydro_boom.jpg

    Talk about a slow electric battery fires, but then a fuel cell charging
    station hydrogen mushroom and the metallurgic temperatures involved?

    Remember the Hindenburg?
    article-2002935-039EA0AF0000044D-891_634x532.jpg

    But then Edison said AC current kills:cursing:
    topsy.jpg
     

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