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Re: (ET) hybrid ET

Other benefits:

No need to store gasoline in the garage/shed, or make trips to pick it up.
No carb, air filter, spark plugs, crankcase oil, etc to clean or replace.
Much less noisy during use, no ear protection needed.
No localized pollution to breathe, especially on calm or inversion days.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Roden (Akron OH USA)" <roden ald net>
To: "Gordon Trump" <trumpgordon adelphia net>;
<elec-trak cosmos phy tufts edu>
Sent: Saturday, December 06, 2003 10:23 PM
Subject: Re: (ET) hybrid ET

On 6 Dec 2003 at 12:24, Gordon Trump wrote:

> Part of the downside of ElecTrak is moving the
> pollution back to the (coal burning?) power plant and it's 35% efficiency
> while we benefit from cleanliness in our yards.

This is an old myth used to dismiss EVs as impractical.  Here's an analysis
which debunks it: