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Or maybe not...


Also, it's not legal.
"Slide in a Battery?" wasn't that Better Place's plan?
#2- unless they want to go with Bond's DBV style revolving number plates depending on which mode was being used that day,(and who doesn't..:p) if the car has the ReX option available,save new legislation and just regulate it as a ReX..
 

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It's arguable, but I think the generator's fuel is not the car's fuel, any more than the coal in a power station is.
How the battery is recharged is not relevant to the emissions status of the car.

If you hack things so that the generator charges the battery while the car is in motion, it gets closer. But you still aren't driving the car with the generator; it isn't an essential part of the drivetrain.

Now, if you take an electric car and replace the motor with a V8 engine or something....
 

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If you hack things so that the generator charges the battery while the car is in motion, it gets closer.
Sounds like an entry for the Darwin Awards to me. I can see the news article...

"Unconscious man causes pileup on motorway after breathing exhaust fumes from a generator in the boot of his electric car."
 
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