Quote: Originally Posted by petros
Spark plugs on a diesel?
I thought this was a NG engine in theory?
You could have a NG system for that fuel, the ones on the market today inject propane into some part of the air intake.
Speaking of spark-plugs if you could develope a really fat spark you could invent a new steam engine where water vapor in a cylinder is instantly turned into steam.
Quote: Originally Posted by taxslave
Somewhere I seem to have missed the part about the cost of replacement batteries every couple of years.
Wasn't that what that mineral find in Afghanistan was supposed to solve?
The extra demand on electricity is going to hit cities that can barely handle a scorcher summer or a blizzard filled winter.
In the post apocalyptic world that car would be easy to spot. It would be the one with two guys on the roof doing the same thing the old hand-cart users did back when the RR was king.