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  1. #51
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    Quote Originally Posted by XXX-er View Post
    Ford didn't need the bailout like GM and Chrysler becuz they had already restructured, already had their shit togetehr
    They got lucky and took out a hudge loan right before the collapse. Worked out well for them, but if it wasn't luck, it was insider trading kinda shit. Southwest airlines did the same with a fuel purchase.

  2. #52
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    I always thought this would be the best solution, but this video is from 2012, and I haven't heard anything since.

    http://adaps.smugmug.com/photos/315388427_jdSb8-Th.jpg

  3. #53
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    Could you actually carry a gassed up generator to plug in if you needed, or would the weight of the generator + gas lower your range more than it would recharge it because physics?
    Lisa, in this house we obey the laws of thermodynamics!
    No longer stuck.

    Quote Originally Posted by stuckathuntermtn View Post
    Just an uneducated guess.

  4. #54
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    That's like saying it's not worth carrying extra full because of the weight. Come on man.

    Of course the generator might be a weight issue but it probably isn't since there are already vehicles with range extenders, the little electric BMW has one

  5. #55
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    The first public 800w charger went live this week, thanks to VW and dieselgate. I read somewhere that Rivian claims you could convert the truck from level 2 to level 3 (800 watts) later on. So that's an attractive feature, you are not stuck with old tech as soon as you buy it.

    There isn't a car that can use 800 watt system out yet, which is kinda funny.

  6. #56
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    Why are so many electric vehicles ugly as fuck? I get that they want to be noticed and not be another 5000SQ, but really. Tesla Model 3 is just a rehash of the Studebaker Avanti and the Rivian drivel, wtf?
    www.apriliaforum.com

    "If the road You followed brought you to this,of what use was the road"?

    "I have no idea what I am talking about but would be happy to share my biased opinions as fact on the matter. "
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  7. #57
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peruvian View Post


    Much less range than the Rivian claims and they don't have a build price or location to manufacture.
    They do now...

    https://www.bollingermotors.com/#video-gallery-1

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    Saudi $$$$ laundry
    Scientists now have decisive molecular evidence that humans and chimpanzees once had a common momma and that this lineage had previously split from monkeys.

  9. #59
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    I don't see a price on the Bollinger. Any guesses, more/less than the Rivian?

    It would make a great everyday vehicle around here. Most everything important(essentials/food/gas/skiing) is within 40 miles r/t. Plus the ability to haul lumber and use it for a work truck, getting firewood, etc. I would only add a burly front grill/bumper for all the deer around here without hindering the ability to haul 16' material. Still working on what vanity plates to get.

  10. #60
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    Depending on price point that Rivian is nuts. 400+ range, 0-60 in 3 fucking seconds with a shit ton of cargo space. Yes please. I have always been an analog non tech loving vehicle lover but this one ticks most of the boxes other than looking like its from the future.

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