If there is to be a future for all-electric vehicles, surely this is it!
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    If there is to be a future for all-electric vehicles, surely this is it!

    Tesla's new battery swap station will give electric vehicles a full charge in 3 minutes flat | Inhabitat - Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building . The cool thing is I actually thought of this concept years ago. Next time I have an ingenious idea maybe I should do something with it... Then again I suppose others thought of this previously too. Just saw a nice clean Tesla Model S cruising around in my town the other day, too. It's a nice looking ride. 3.2 second 0-60, 155 mph top speed, sport tuned suspension... Also just read this about their 85 kWh battery-powered trims:
    • "8 year, infinite mile battery and drive unit warranty." That is pretty impressive.

    Anyway Tesla has always been an industry leader in the electric vehicle market. This concept could take that leadership to a whole new level in several years when the infrastructure is there.
    Last edited by kj7687; 02-13-2015 at 02:43 AM.
    KJ, just KJ, ok.

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    2004 GMC Sierra 1500, 1999 Toyota 4Runner

    Past rides: 2015 Yamaha XT 250, 1997 Suzuki DR 200, 2007 Honda Ruckus, 2007 Yamaha TW 200, 2007 Kawasaki Ninja 500, 2009 Kawasaki KLX331S; 1994 GMC Sierra 1500, 1987 Nissan Pathfinder, 1992 Acura Integra, 1986 Honda CRX, 1989 Jeep Cherokee, 1994 Chevrolet Astro Van, 1979 Volkswagen Rabbit, 1984 Jeep Cherokee

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    If they can get the price point down to the Camery range I'll look at one

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    I probably wouldn't do a battery swap until mine went bad.

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