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Newsweek: Japan's automakers are zooming ahead in the eco-car race to market

Discussion in 'Cars and Transportation' started by doug, Sep 27, 2008.

  1. Cobos

    Cobos S60 Owner since 2013 - sold, S85D owner since 2017

    Jun 22, 2007
    Oslo, Norway
    I'm sorry but this is another typical journalist with practically zero technical knowledge. Purely comparing the weight of the MiEV battery with the Tesla battery and ignoring energy content is just plain stupid. He gets the Volt range all wrong and of course comparing the BEV range of the MiEV to the EV range of the Volt and declaring the MiEV a winner is a bit strange....

    Not to mention the problem of using the FCX Clarity as a sign of technological advancement. It is an advanced car, but it's commercial success is around 0.

  2. doug

    doug Administrator / Head Moderator

    Nov 28, 2006
    ding ding ding
  3. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

    Aug 18, 2006
    CA CA
    Nor, as the first commenter pointer out how there is nothing new in the car specs compared to a RAV4 EV.

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