[ExI] Peak Oil -- Amory Lovins

BillK pharos at gmail.com
Thu May 31 16:36:38 UTC 2012

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 5:06 PM, spike wrote:
> It isn't just low weight ape haulers, it is super low profile (to minimize
> air resistance.)  Imagine a very small featureless ellipsoid shaped device,
> single seat, with a plastic bubble for the driver's head.  It would look a
> little like the 1930s vision of a flying saucer, with the top of it only a
> meter off the ground.  Super light,  super low air friction, too dangerous
> for current road use, but not too dangerous if everyone is driving those.
> I am not necessarily a Lovins follower, but he hit that one right on.  We
> can do transportation for a quarter of the current fuel use, at about three
> quarters of the current speed.

You mean a bit like this---------

Exclusive: This Is the Gyro-Stabilized, Two-Wheeled Future of Transportation
    By Damon Lavrinc    May 29, 2012 |


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