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  • getintoh20 getintoh20 May 30, 2013 12:20 PM Flag

    Think about this bulls,

    Somebody's going to make a lot of money when it crashes. It is more than obsolete, it is nonfunctional. A 30-minute charge at a Tesla Supercharging Station will provide a half charge, good for about 140 miles. That's about 2 hours driving. So rather than traveling at 70 mph, you're only going to manage 56 mph with stops for recharges. It gets worse. Consider my least favorite road, I-95. The typical vehicle volume between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. is about 5,000 vehicles per hour. So on that 140-mile stretch of roadway you have about 10,000 vehicles, of which 30% are locals that recharge at home. That leaves 7,000 vehicles that need a charge plus about 2,000 sitting in the charging stations. That comes to about 60 charging stations per mile. It ain't gonna work.

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    • this is just the beginning kiddo.. elon musk will improve life battery on its cars.. just like cell phones back In the days they use to suck!! cell phones use to die out quickly and what happened!!!???? oh yeah cell phones then started having long lasting life battery yea same thing.. pls don't be close mined open up think about it.

 
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