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Aluminium

Discussion in 'Tesla Motors' started by YoungStranger, Nov 19, 2012.

  1. YoungStranger

    YoungStranger Member

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    Having read the Esquire magazine and Elons current travails with ALCOA - who have a stranglehold over his supply -one simple counter would be to reveal a prototype/ concept of a Gen 3 with a carbon fibre body. That would make them think twice!:biggrin:
     
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    Even Elon has his limits to his in-house building passion. When told that a modern windtunnel would be in the millions he acquiesced to using other's[FONT=arial, sans-serif].[/FONT]
     
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    Cobos S60 owner since 2013

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    Is this the time to mention that Norsk Hydro is the fourth largest Aluminum producer in the world right after the third largest one, Alcoa :)
    The Al is even made with hydropower mostly :)

    Cobos
     
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    I say they go fully in house and use hemp fiber grown on site with bio resins. Hemp plastics- hemp
     
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    No driving in Oakland, they'd roll your car and smoke it!
     
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    At least they can still sell those cars legally in Colorado now... :wink:
     
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    VolkerP EU Model S P-37

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    dmckinstry Model S - U.S. P - #1649

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    Washington as well.
     

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