At the Frankfurt show this year, Audi is showing off the E-Tron, a sports-car concept powered by four electric motors, together producing 3,319 pounds-feet of torque -- more than an M47 Patton tank.
This car is definitely a MONSTER, I am impressed that car companies are steering in the right direction paving the way to oil independence.
How beautiful is this car? Why on earth would our consumers be concerned with lack of grunt or performance in electric vehicles? Oh my! I realize the guzzler has a certain appeal and the individual sounds will be missed, though, hey, I am certainly going to enjoy the Audi Etron! This is such a timeless look and the color is inspiring. I am certain those consumers who have been ill advised and possibly attached to the smell of oil, will be eating their "words" when this car is released.
I am impressed with the enthusiasm our car manufacturers and their designers have been particularly as the pressure and challenge during the economic down turn in the car industry has been significant and cannot be easy to remain optimistic that their individual companies will survive this massive change in our car industry.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.
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