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Old 29.08.2014, 15:17
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

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Both my 850s a 5.7 Alpina B12 and a csi MTech had two batteries.
A) would you like to adopt me? Or could I pay you actual money so I can sit in those?

B) Factory installed yes, it's a 2 battery system, but the car works fine with one. You just can't let it sit for more than a week because of the drains

C) The point stands
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Old 10.09.2014, 00:26
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A) would you like to adopt me? Or could I pay you actual money so I can sit in those?

B) Factory installed yes, it's a 2 battery system, but the car works fine with one. You just can't let it sit for more than a week because of the drains

C) The point stands

I fully believe in the future of electric cars


and in the longer term in electronically guided ones. Which means that you enter the co-ordinates and take your place in the back
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

Iceland has enormous reserves of geo-thermal energy, and years ago they wanted to lay an undersea cable and export electricity to Scotland. But electric power losses, on the UK electric grid as heat, are around 30%.

But Iceland could easily produce hydrogen without creating any pollution, and export the hydrogen by pipeline to Scotland, or similarly as gasses from oil production countries are liquified and exported by ship to Europe.

Hydrogen does explode, but so does petrol. When released, hydrogen will rise up, but petrol falls down. So in a serious accident I would guess hydrogen is going to be the safer fuel.
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

The Toyota Mirai hydrogen powered car is now on sale. It is big and expensive, but hydrogen powered, (5 meters long, 2 tons, and costing $60,000 )

http://www.bbc.com/news/business-33005362
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

Corporate idea = next scam.
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

Swatch dropped the plans for a hydrogen powered car (article in German).
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Old 21.08.2015, 13:03
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Swatch dropped the plans for a hydrogen powered car (article in German).

Sold the Project of hydrogen cars to SWISS HYDROGEN SA in Marin and now goes under the name of RENATA in Ittingen for battery driven cars

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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

Well at least I got to drive it. We worked on a novel composite storage vessel with a piezoelectric barrier layer and self health monitoring system. PSI developed new more efficient membranes for the fuel cell. It was always only ever going to be a research project based on the idea of a Hydrogen community. Check out this http://www.belenoscleanpower.com/
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Re: Swatch plans car fueled by hydrogen and oxygen

I was just about to post a reply about the Swatch car being a wind-up - then realised this was a thread revived from the graveyard, and I posted that joke 2 years ago.

Anyway, why don't they build a helium powered car? It might not go anywhere but you can have great fun impersonating the chipmunks.

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I was just about to post a reply about the Swatch car being a wind-up - then realised this was a thread revived from the graveyard, and I posted that joke 2 years ago.

Anyway, why don't they build a helium powered car? It might not go anywhere but you can have great fun impersonating the chipmunks.

Cheers,
Nick

And things have changed, with the battery cars of Renata/Swatch
now in Liestal/Baselland
https://www.google.ch/maps/place/Ren...0dcc3d0ca1bc9b
and the Hydrogen cars in Marin
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