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What's Next for Electric Cars

Discussion in 'Video' started by vfx, Apr 16, 2013.

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  1. vfx

    vfx Well-Known Member

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    #1 vfx, Apr 16, 2013
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  2. Citizen-T

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    The editors clearly misunderstood what they meant by "solar on your roof." =)
     
  3. Soflason

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    Good video - especially for folks unfamiliar with EVs - good to have media outlets begin to provide positive education as opposed to focusing on negatives.
     
  4. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    The MOON! ... Oh wait already did that one.
     
  5. jaysquyres

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    I have Solar on my house & business - so I get free juice for my Tesla. You can NOT generate enough juice from the limited amount of space on a vehicle to run it 100%. The video was very good though... HouseSmall2.jpg
     
  6. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    I'd take exception to that statement, in that you can't generate enough juice from the limited amount of space on a vehicle to run it 1%.
     
  7. Zextraterrestrial

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    Depend on your vehicle now, doesn't it?

    challenge accepted, but I'll go 99% :wink:
     
  8. BryanW

    BryanW R#664, Model S#1526

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    But... Can you generate enough juice to overcome the vampire losses?
    How about to cool battery in the intense summer sun / heat in the southern states?
     
  9. Doug_G

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    Once they get sleep mode working again, maybe. Right now, no.

    Not likely. You'd probably get enough to run a fan to bring some fresh air into the cabin.
     

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