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View Diary: Overnight News Digest -- "An Electric Version of What?!?" Edition (32 comments)

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  •  It's The A/C Motor (6+ / 0-)

    http://www.wired.com/...

    three-phase AC induction motor reverberates
    Alternating Current electric motors for identical size have more torque and Horse power that direct current motors for the same physical dimensions electric motor. Which is what gives the Teslas their kick.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/...

    The Tesla Roadster uses an AC motor descended directly from Tesla's original 1882 design.[
    The down side is you lose about 20% of your battery charge in the conversion using devices known as Voltage inverters. Inverters are at the heart of any home Solar power setup.

    I want 1 less Tiny Coffin, Why Don't You? Support The President's Gun Violence Plan.

    by JML9999 on Thu Jun 19, 2014 at 10:20:52 PM PDT

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