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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #15 on: October 30, 2017, 12:00:02 AM »
http://www.motortrend.com/cars/tesla/model-3/2018/exclusive-tesla-model-3-first-drive-review/

Saw one on the road yesterday -- it is actually pretty attractive in person.

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #16 on: October 30, 2017, 12:30:25 PM »
Now we're talking, electric VW Thing.

https://www.autoblog.com/2017/10/24/volkswagen-hints-at-electric-thing/

Tesla

Somebody around here has a Tesla S I've spotted a couple of times. Seems fast.

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #17 on: October 31, 2017, 02:33:36 PM »
The Tesla 3 sure seems impressive.  However, Tesla's weakness is in where do you get it serviced when something goes wrong?

Right now I'd buy a Chevy Bolt before I'd buy a Tesla because I have no shortage of Chevy dealers for service. Ditto Nissan Leaf.

I will say I'm impressed after reading up on the top EV's, they are much further along than I thought.

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #18 on: October 31, 2017, 03:46:10 PM »
>electric VW Thing.

I had a couple of Things stashed in the shed. Sold 1, other needs to go.

You'd better wait until the E-Thing everything goes level 5 autonomous as these old VWs had all the crash protection of a paper bag.

And vintage VWs remind me, what about A/C & HEAT in e-cars?  Cabin comfort is a big drain on power.  I'm sure guessing the high-end vehics like Tesla have decent HVAC, but -like the air-cooleds of yore- is it going to be a problem with e-cars?

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #19 on: October 31, 2017, 03:58:50 PM »
HVAC

It's going to be tricky.  Montana, Wyoming, N Dakota in the winter. Plus add in the low friction tires.

Also the SW for AC.  Except the SW can take some power advantage with solar.

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #20 on: November 02, 2017, 11:31:56 PM »
Breaking.

Republican tax reform bill would eliminate electric car subsidy.

News http://www.latimes.com/business/la-fi-hy-tesla-tax-subsidy-20171102-story.html

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #21 on: November 11, 2017, 08:54:29 PM »
Doug DeMuro's walk around & drive: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=te6VqldjTT8

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #22 on: June 29, 2018, 11:31:39 PM »
>Nissan Leaf

Electric car buyers claim they were misled by Nissan

https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44575399

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Re: Review w/specs of Tesla Model 3
« Reply #23 on: July 01, 2018, 02:21:27 AM »
Scotland for the win (not just cricket dahlings) :

http://www.pbs.org/now/shows/223/electric-car-timeline.html
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