Does a car need electricity to run?

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Ellen Abshire asked a question: Does a car need electricity to run?
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  • The basic principle here is simple: your car generates electricity as it runs, to power the spark plugs and lights and engine computers and play your old mix tapes. The electricity is generated by your car's alternator (or, in older cars, generator) driven by a belt off the engine.

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If the engine has a spark plug, then yes the electricity must come from somewhere. Diesel engines, on the other hand, can run without electricity. Docnick. July 6 …

Does a car need electricity to run? Close. 1. Posted by 2 years ago. Archived. Does a car need electricity to run? Does the electric current come from the battery …

So a car that needs electricity while it runs would not work in the presence of the main character. If an old diesel car does not use electricity while it …

Will a modern car and engine run without electricity? If not, did older cars work without electricity? … A point of clarification on “no …

If you read carefully, OP 's original post and all of the qualifiers on the cars he talks about, a simple response is, NO ! ALL cars he refers to cannot run …

120 volts will give you a pretty snappy car. When you ask about RPMs, are you asking about torque, does more voltage equal more torque? If so, then the answer is …

Does a car need electricity to run? General Discussion. electrical-wiring. DanCitizen April 4, 2020, 10:53pm #101. Yeah, us being electric machines required a …

Your electric car requires 30 kWhs to go 100 miles on a fully charged battery. That would mean it costs $3.60 to charge a depleted battery, which works out to be …

Yes, it does that with the car, too. That's why we fall in love with the feel of electric drive, and get that "EV grin". Then once you get up to speed, those horses …

Every modern car has a vast number of controls that require electricity to function. I just read an article in the morning paper about hackers being able to mess up modern cars’ controls so as to disable them or affect their behavior.

A modern car will actually run without a battery once it has started because the alternator and regulator will provide the necessary electricity, although having the battery there does act as a buffer to improve the quality of the supply. 7. level 1. turbo_weasel. 3 years ago.

So a car that needs electricity while it runs would not work in the presence of the main character. If an old diesel car does not use electricity while it runs, that would work. It seems like I cannot get around needing electricity to start the car, so the suggestion that it be started away from the main character is the only choice.

If you read carefully, OP 's original post and all of the qualifiers on the cars he talks about, a simple response is, NO ! ALL cars he refers to cannot run without electricity. The opportunity to suggest any alternatives require more, not less, electricity in the chain to get to a car that does not.

A point of clarification on “no electricity,” which I clearly need to explain more in the book: Naturally occurring electricity is possible - static electricity, the electricity we have/need in our bodies, etc. The question I am addressing is what would it be like for someone to live as if it were the 18th century smack dab in the middle of the 21st century. As shadowfax points out, I have ...

Does a car need electricity to run? General Discussion. electrical-wiring. EllyEllis. July 6, 2016, 3:51am #81. As I said before, I don’t think you are ready to write a book! EllyEllis. July 6, 2016, 3:51am #82. I can’t wait to read this book! Or maybe I will just watch Sponge Bob! dagosa. July 6, 2016 ...

Just like petrol or diesel engine cars, the consumption of electric cars depends on the model and the manufacturer. However, we don’t talk about “litres per one hundred kilometres”, but about “ kilowatt hours per one hundred kilometres”. It is difficult to calculate the exact consumption of an electric car, because numerous factors have to be taken ...

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