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So what's this?

Discussion in 'Electric Vehicles' started by dpeilow, Jan 10, 2009.

  1. dpeilow

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    An electric Penske rental moving truck! That is awesome!

    It is too dark to see, but it definitely looks hatchback-like.

    From the linked article:
    There are not that many electric outfits already in use in the US. Tesla, AC Propulsion, CommuterCars, Zap... maybe a tiny handful of others. It is possible it is a Model S.

    Unless by "already in use in the US" they consider prototypes like Fisker and the Big 3 concepts already in use.
     
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    I have a hard time believing that Tesla would move the Model S in a Penske rental truck...it means they would have had to have taken the S to a loading facility with a loading dock...people would have seen it there and that is not typical Tesla behavior...They move roadsters in their own trucks and trailers...Why would they not move the S that way....

    Then again I know the S is being kept at SpaceX....I am sure they have a loading dock there....darn...theory shot to sh*t

    Let's not forget Myers Motors NmG...I know they are going to be at the D Auto Show....I believe he is taking 2-4 units...it would not surprise me if he used a rental truck....
     
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    #6 shark2k, Jan 10, 2009
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    If we had the technology from shows like CSI we could have the image enhanced so it would be uber clear and then we would have a better shot at guessing what it is :biggrin:

    -Shark2k
     
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    If that white bit is a headlight then it is up very high and close to the front of the vehicle.
    [​IMG]
    A GEM?
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    The new GEM peapod?
    [​IMG]
     
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    Sssssshhh, don't spoil it for the normal people that watch the show :tongue:.

    Looks like TEG might have figured it out though.

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    Forget CSI. How about the Esper machine from Blade Runner, which adds parallax to 2D photos. Then we could see around that dude standing in the way.
     
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    Toyota is rumored to have an electric IQ variant there:
    [​IMG]

    Or the new improved electric Smart?
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    Oh - I guessed and posted GEM before seeing that article (and reading your post). I suppose it could still be something else altogether though.
     
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    Then there is the Triac
    [​IMG]

    The photo looks like the wheels are exposed though. I am going with a NEV that looks a bit like those existing GEMs (not the Peapod).
     
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    LOL.
    Yep, I thought this was the closest match to the open fender and high rectangular headlight we saw in that Penske truck photo.
    gem-electric-car.jpg
     
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    #18 TEG, Jan 16, 2009
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    Double LOL

     

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