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Can't wait for Tesla to build this monster truck

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by mibaro2, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. mibaro2

    mibaro2 Member

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  2. rabar10

    rabar10 FFE until Model 3

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    Series hybrid, just not plug-in :)

    Same traction layout as diesel-electric locomotives, for the same reason -- a geared transmission would be much larger/heavier than the electrical counterpart. Wonder if it has dynamic/rheostatic motor braking when going downhill?
     

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