Cyrus Ramsey wishes he'd thought this through
cyrusramsey
5/11/18
12:22 AM
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No. Elon just needs to fix the battery chemistry, like every other EV manufacturer has, so the damn things stop catching fire. You don’t see a lot of Leafs, Bolts, Ioniqs, and E-Golfs bursting into flames.

5/11/18
12:20 AM
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The Chevy Bolt has the same battery capacity as a Model S 60 (slightly more, actually - 64kwh) and weighs only about 3,600 lbs, while the Tesla weighs about 5,000 lbs. Granted, a lot of the Tesla’s extra weight is because it’s a frikkin’ huge car, but the energy density is still about the same. Read more

5/11/18
12:14 AM
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My point exactly. Non-Tesla EVs crash as often as any other car, but we never hear about them spontaneously combusting. I read somewhere that several Leafs (Leaves?) even survived a tsunami - the cars were trashed, but the batteries were fine.

5/10/18
2:50 AM
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It’s kind of silly that they’re even leaving the camo wraps on at this point. We all know what the car looks like - it’s not gonna be that different from previous Mustangs. The teaser image makes it look like it might have a black bumper to give the illusion that the grille is way bigger than it is, but as we can tell Read more