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(Reuters)   Boeing planning electric-hybrid jetliner, which presumably will fail to yield or use turn signals, and go 15 mph less than the speed limit   ( reuters.com) divider line
    More: Interesting, small hybrid-electric airliner, JetBlue Airways, JetBlue Airways Corp, electric motors, electric-powered self-flying cars, plane, travel time, supplemental gas engine  
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578 clicks; posted to Geek » on 05 Oct 2017 at 3:35 PM (12 days ago)   |   Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



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2017-10-05 04:21:00 PM  
4 votes:
Bad drivers aren't exclusive to hybrids. If anything at least the hybrid drivers are being eco-friendly douchnozzles as opposed to everyone else who are just normal douchnozzles.
2017-10-05 04:05:08 PM  
3 votes:
15 mph slower than stall speed is bad news
2017-10-05 07:21:54 PM  
2 votes:
Every traffic jam in America is caused by a Prius somewhere in the mix.
2017-10-05 05:52:15 PM  
2 votes:

sunderland56: I'm pretty sure that one pound of kerosene has a lot more usable energy in it than one pound of charged batteries. I know that Boeing engineering is a little slow on the uptake; but in an aircraft, weight matters.


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2017-10-05 04:14:01 PM  
2 votes:
I want some of what they're smoking if they think they're going to overcome the laws of physics and get regulatory approval for a brand new aircraft type in five years.
2017-10-05 04:35:25 PM  
1 vote:
15 miles per hour below the speed of light is still pretty darn quick!
2017-10-05 04:23:34 PM  
1 vote:
I'm pretty sure that one pound of kerosene has a lot more usable energy in it than one pound of charged batteries. I know that Boeing engineering is a little slow on the uptake; but in an aircraft, weight matters.
2017-10-05 03:41:01 PM  
1 vote:
Boeing planning electric-hybrid jetliner, which presumably will fail to yield or use turn signals, and go 15 mph less than the speed limit

And be obnoxiously smug and preachy about it.
2017-10-05 02:10:18 PM  
1 vote:
Oh, thank God it's not just me

/is there some kind of test you have to pass that proves you don't know how to drive before you can buy one of those POSiuses?
2017-10-05 02:09:07 PM  
1 vote:
Will it sniff its own exhaust too?
2017-10-05 01:47:16 PM  
1 vote:
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