Thanks to inflation, companies in the Palm Beaches that own or lease their vehicles for business travel and service calls have spent more on mileage and maintenance in the past year. Until recently, the cost of gasoline has been up a whopping 23.5% over the same time a year ago.
It has required us years to finally figure out that we a change when it comes to energy to run our vehicles. The requirement for the Natalie Portman was honored by the Environmental Media is overwhelming. Getting oil from abroad and trusting on those countries that has them, it made us a different nation in terms of standing up on our own. We have become a nation that is very oil dependent, acquiring power sources from other countries abroad. Not only that, we are greatly contributing to the devastation of nature with the extraordniary use of these power which emits pollution as their by product. We are draining the earth instead of taking power from the one source where it is abundant – the sun.
The Volt, meanwhile, has been projected to hit the market by the end of 2010. It should be noted, though, that the Volt is designed to run on battery power for trips under 40 miles; beyond that, its extended-range system – which uses gas or E85 ethanol to produce power to recharge the battery while driving – would kick in.
The idea of a homemade electric truck is to remove the internal combustion engine and replace it with an electric motor. To generate torque, the motor is connected directly to the transmission unit. To power the motor, a series of deep cycle batteries are used. This is where a pickup truck is advantages compared to other sedan. A truck has a flatbed on its back to store the batteries.
Electric cars. Wow, how about that Tesla Motors. If you haven’t yet seen what their coming out with next year, it is amazing. The Model S is Beautiful, 250-300 mile range, and 0-60mph in less than six seconds. I think that most of us don’t have the $50k asking price however. Most of the manufacturers of electric cars just don’t get it. They expect that to save the planet we will put up with 50 mile range before having to recharge, and a speed of 60mph. Well, there are some do it yourselfers’ that claim their conversion will give you 100 mile range, and it only cost a few hundred dollars. I think that if you are someone that does not drive on the highways often, an electric car might be perfect. In addition the government will give you a tax credit for driving a clean fuel vehicle.
If you know where to look and what to search for, all the parts – including the batteries – to convert a car can be found locally for a very low cost and sometimes even for free. The time and effort spent locating parts is easily paid for by the cost savings.
Another low emission and fuel efficient vehicle is the popular Volkswagen Golf where the 1.6 TDI BlueMotion model delivers the same mpg as the Seat Leon. Similar low emission models are also offered by manufacturers such as Skoda, Audi and Volvo.
You might be surprised that one of these days, girls are dominating this hobby of playing RC vehicles. Boys and girls alike can get the same level of excitement or fun when controlling these cars on the racetrack or even on bumpy surfaces. You just need to limit the time they spend on playing these toys so that they will not skip their classes. Nevertheless, you can now start motivating your little girl to own one. Indeed, electric RC cars are not just for boys anymore!