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||Or just enter a kick-ass H fuel cell car in a formula one
race (pending rule changes, no doubt). If you win against
gasoline (petrol), then you'll see some wider public
acceptance and demand.
||You'd have to make the courses
small and twisty, to account for
the fact that electric motors
develop all their torque just before
they stall (around 1-10 RPM) and
drain batteries/fuel like anything
at high speeds.
||Maybe you just need a good CVT.
||[Macwarrior] I think the point is that
*currently* motors behave like this as
people have not been arsed to sort out
||New motors such as transverse flux
machines that work in-hub,
ultracapacitors and other aspects need
to be rigorously tested and break out of
friction brakes mindset.
||They might realise that although weight
has a penalty with accelleration, it can
give most of it back in regeneration. It
will be a whole new equation out there.
||With such a contest we might get half-
decent hybrids that do not rely on
farcical gearboxes/transmissions and
nonsensical attempts to have a physical
connection between engine and wheels.