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Replacing the Gasoline Engine

What should replace the gasoline engine?

Poll closed Jun 16, 2006.
  1. Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine

    3 vote(s)
    16.7%
  2. Hydrogen Fuel Cells

    5 vote(s)
    27.8%
  3. Other Fuel Cells

    1 vote(s)
    5.6%
  4. The End Of Cars

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  5. Electric Cars

    5 vote(s)
    27.8%
  6. Bikes

    2 vote(s)
    11.1%
  1. Apr 27, 2006 #1
    What will replace the gasoline ICE? Personally I go with Hydorgen Fuel Cells, but each his own opinion...
     
    Last edited: Apr 27, 2006
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  3. Apr 27, 2006 #2

    Chi Meson

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    A low-energy molecule in it's lowest energy state? I doubt it.


    [That was a joke, if you notice the edit of your OP]
     
  4. Apr 27, 2006 #3
    What do you mean? I meant the Internal Combustion Engine.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2006 #4
    Bikes.

    long enough. ]
     
  6. Apr 27, 2006 #5

    Chi Meson

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    ICE.

    As in ice. Frozen water? No energy there? Ha Ha, eh.
     
  7. Apr 27, 2006 #6

    cronxeh

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    Electric cars, of course! Hydrogen? Are you freaking high :rofl:
     
  8. Apr 27, 2006 #7

    Mk

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    Electric cars! Hydrogen will never work.
     
  9. Apr 27, 2006 #8

    Mk

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    Who voted for bicycles? I don't think so! In a car you can drive from Orlando to Tampa. With a bike... you can't, and even if you are chroot, than it will take you more than a few hours.
     
  10. Apr 27, 2006 #9

    With a car i can move cross country in a matter of days. Can't with a bike.
     
  11. Apr 27, 2006 #10
    Rickshaws, millions of them.

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  12. Apr 27, 2006 #11
    personally. electric sounds the best to me. The only thing people have against electric is that it doesnt have the same amount of power. Which is kinda odd. there is one guy who has a completely electric car and it accelerates faster then most stock porsche cars. and the batteries last very long apparently when using laptop battery technology.

    Though a water powered electrolysis then cold fusion car would be definately interesting. :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:

    You simply put the garden hose in the gas tank. and on one tank it lasts roughly 60 years. The stored electricity uses electroloysis to seperate the hydrogen and oxygen. Then the cold fusion engine(that im hiding in my basement :rofl: ) will fused a little hydrogen and oxygen together. making helium and such. we then capture the bunch of energy and stuff and zoom zoom zoom. ZOOM ZOOM?
     
  13. Apr 28, 2006 #12

    wolram

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    You missed out Horses in your poll, that would be my choise.
     
  14. Apr 28, 2006 #13

    :rofl: :rofl:

    Oh I do hope so. I do hope so
     
  15. Apr 28, 2006 #14

    Mk

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    Hey, rickshaws have only minimal greenhouse gas emissions.
     
  16. Apr 28, 2006 #15

    :rofl: :rofl:

    Oh so many things that shouldn't be funy are side splitting tonight. *heavy sigh*
     
  17. Apr 28, 2006 #16
    Do you think they realize that if they just got out and walked, (I mean hey, the guy pushing the rickshaw cant go any faster than they can walk right?) that there would be no traffic on that road, and that white van could get to wherever he needs to go to? Oh yeah, not to mention the confetti of power lines going over all those people, that can't be good. They should at least get a tuk tuk (Gokul knows what Im talking about)
     
  18. Apr 28, 2006 #17
    :rofl: :rofl: :rofl:
     
  19. Apr 28, 2006 #18

    cronxeh

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    More efficient solar panels coupled with a bioreactor that generates electricity is one of the future possibilities, in my opinion. I laugh at the idea of anything-hydrogen for fuel or fuel-related anything on this planet. Perhaps out there in the vastness of space where its the most common gas laying around stars it is the fuel of choice, but not on Earth.
     
  20. Apr 29, 2006 #19
    How the heck would hydrogen CE's outperform fuel cells? (why is that an option?)
     
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