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Oct 22
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Also, if you ignore the stock-based compensation line which wasn’t real cash Tesla put out, they made big money without regulatory credits.

Oct 21
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The range is less of the problem than the range per kWh in the battery. Plugging this into a home outlet will get you virtually nothing.

Oct 21
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The efficiency is getting into the problem zone. Part of the appeal of EV ownership is refueling at home, but this thing is such a pig that charging overnight won’t get you very many miles of range.

Oct 20
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I get pretty mad walking with my little kids and seeing these things towering over them, so “over-the-top” is definitely where my mind goes. The school zone restriction is moderated from my instinctive desire to just have all the vanity brodozers crushed into cubes. Read more

Oct 20
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Pennsylvania allows similar options and I’m paying what amounts to $.15/kWh; accordingly the annual ROI on my solar panels going up in the next few months will be 10%.

Oct 20
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Agreed, extra licensing, higher registration fees, and a per-mile fee calculated at the yearly odometer reading at inspection should be required for anything with a front hood corner more than 3' off the ground. They should also be illegal to drive through school zones.

Oct 20
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When I bought my Bolt I came in 30 minutes before closing time on a Saturday and there were more employees than customers in the store. Everyone was excited to get me out of there. I highly recommend that technique.

Oct 19
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And the mileage is nearly infinite for most kid-ferrying duties if you get the plug-in version, which I have.

Oct 19
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He should buy a damn minivan, there’s no need for AWD in Philadelphia.

Oct 16
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All I could think of is “The whistles go woo wooo!”

Oct 16
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My dad decided he wanted a truck for yardwork fun, so he went to the Ford dealership and bought the most basic F150 they had new on the lot. It goes back and forth to the plant store and the municipal compost site. After three years it has 2200 miles on it, but more than half of them are with something in the bed.

Oct 15
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My grandmother, born in 1925, remembers stuffing newspaper in her jacket on drives because cars didn’t have heat either. Does this one? Read more

Oct 15
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It’s not very complicated, you just only get as much credit as you have income tax to pay, up to the credit amount on the vehicle. Claiming the (half) credit on my Bolt took maybe an extra 2 minutes when doing my taxes last year.

Oct 14
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“You were born in this car so mention that when Boyfriend-o gets handsy!”

Oct 14
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Well, I don’t argue with my wife, I sure won’t argue with yours. Niro EV?

Oct 14
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It’s still pretty cheap. Nissan will sell you a Leaf, too.

Oct 14
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It’s still pretty cheap. Nissan will sell you a Leaf, too.