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High-End Electric Vehicles = Power-to-Weight Ratio of an Aircraft, Onboard Fuel of a Subcompact Car

Gabriel Collins

High-End Electric Vehicles = Power-to-Weight Ratio of an Aircraft, Onboard Fuel of a Subcompact Car.

Electric vehicles' instant torque and high horsepower make the higher-end editions true performance stars. But the downside is that vehicles running on gasoline have about twice the onboard energy density of an EV.

 

This work was not subject to editorial review by the Baker Institute.