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first tesla taxi quebec city canada

Discussion in 'Canada' started by 007 martin, Jan 24, 2014.

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  1. 007 martin

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    the original article was in french but some one did the translation ,,,,, that is the bomb over there everybody is talking about it i made a promise to the taxi owner that i will post this on tesla forum i am from quebec city and i am so proud of this ....first tesla taxi tesla is going strong in the province the Quebec ... bravo

    first tesla taxi quebec city canada
     
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    the original article picture an all translate

    :smile: this is the famous article all translate with picture
     
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    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Note that the end of every line is cut off in the PDF:

    First point to address when we started our Discussion: needs charging, of course! Although Tesla can travel more than 400 Kilon

    good conditions on a single charge under conditions of "taxi" which means town with plenty of stops (in winter, when arrested, h

    continue to heat cockpit) and acceleration, I rather expect an average of 300 KM per charge "normal". Remember that Christian

    charge to 100% every day, because it will damage the battery faster term. So Christian begins his day with a load of 90% and mu

    be taken into account.
     
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    The First TAXI Tesla Model S in North America!

    Here is the first fully equipped taxi Tesla Model S in North America. This car is a licensed taxi working in Quebec city equipped with taximeter, mobile radio, GPS dispatching unit, rooflight, etc. The owner purchase the 85KWH model of the Tesla Model S


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    Here is the translation of the article (This is a free translation from an article written by Marie-Pier Duplessis, published in Le Soleil newspaper Voitures Électriques: le premier taxi en Amérique à Québec - Maxcomm Radio inc)

     
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    With an SC in LV, its only a matter of time before someone uses a MS as taxi there. Free charging and lots of clientele who'd love to ride in a MS taxi.
     
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    I expect Vancouver to have MANY EV Taxis as soon as it's possible. They have pretty much all been Prius' since they came out, with many of the guys having 500,000 - 800,000km on them. Gas is currently Cdn$1.40/liter in the city. I'm sure some will follow this guys lead and just jump into it with a Model S. Great to see!
     
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    Province of Quebec offers $20,000 rebate (instead of $8000) for taxi EV purchase (for the first 50... now 49). Quite an incentive. No sales tax, 20K less on purchase price, 1/10th of the cost in energy to operate (65,000 km per year), no oil change (up to 6 times a year without your car for a couple of hours). What more do you want? free booz maybe :)
     
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    1/10 of the cost of energy? When I've run the numbers it's more like 1/4 to 1/3 the cost of our minivan. I guess electricity is cheaper in Quebec, but still...
     
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    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Well it might be for a Taxi because of all the idling.
     
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    I spoke with a cab driver in Vancouver the other day and he said that him and his partner who share a Prius put 160,000km/year on the vehicle. In BC, cabs can only be a maximum of 6 years old before they must be replaced by law (according to him). They buy a Prius for 35k and sell it for $1800 six years later. I would be curious to see what a Model S with almost a million km on it would sell for after six years and how the battery would be performing in years 4,5,6.
     
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    The Tesla-Taxi driver in Ste-Foy (Quebec) doesn't have a partner, so the vehicle is only single-shifted. With the lower mileage, the battery should hold up fine.
     
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    Looks like the picture was taken in levis. Not quebec. City.... Jus saying. Sweet I think it does makes sense. Hope to see more tesla taxi in the future.
     
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    Lol yah
     
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    At roughly 200 Wh/km = 5 km/kWh and 7 cents/kWh it's 7 cents for 5 km or 1.4 cents/km. Fuel at $1.40/L and 10L/100 km = 10 km/L is 14 cents/km. There's your factor of ten.

    Now, modify the assumptions a whole bunch of ways and you can get a much different factor. In the United States, for example, electricity can be 4 times as expensive, and fuel is less than 3/4 as expensive. Compare against a fuel-efficient car on the highway and you get a very different factor.

    http://www.hydroquebec.com/publications/en/comparison_prices/pdf/comp_2013_en.pdf
    Montreal 6.87 cents/kWh
    San Francisco 22.94 cents/kWh
     
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