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Old 16th September 2018, 09:44 AM
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Old 16th September 2018, 12:50 PM
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.......... almost, but not quite yet. This launch has been in progress for several years now
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Old 16th September 2018, 08:00 PM
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I've had a deposit down on one since April. Doubt I'll actually keep one but it's interesting for sure. A Tesla, but with actual build quality is a cool concept ;-)
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Old 16th September 2018, 10:19 PM
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I've had a deposit down on one since April. Doubt I'll actually keep one but it's interesting for sure. A Tesla, but with actual build quality is a cool concept ;-)
Haha! It'll never be a Tesla. Chalk and cheese.
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Haha! It'll never be a Tesla. Chalk and cheese.
Iím assuming Tesla is the chalk?
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Old 18th September 2018, 10:17 AM
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One step closer.......?

https://uk.reuters.com/article/us-au...-idUKKCN1LY0CX
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Old 18th September 2018, 08:20 PM
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And another (though VAG, not Audi, technically..)

https://electrek.co/2018/09/18/vw-me...-evs/?pushup=1
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(2) 2003 D2 S8 Final Edition: Bulletproof and faultless: Ebony Black with Extended (Red!) Leather. Three-times annual winner of Best D2 1st prize forum trophy
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And another (though VAG, not Audi, technically..)

https://electrek.co/2018/09/18/vw-me...-evs/?pushup=1
Looks like a beetle.....

The new peopleís car?
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Old 19th September 2018, 02:32 PM
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The advances in infrastructure need to match the advances in eleccy chassis offerings.

I can't currently see how everyone who has a combustion-engined car at the moment is going to be able to charge these wherever they want.

And how are they going to be generating all the extra energy to charge everyone's motors?

"Renewables produce more than 20% of the UKís electricity, and EU targets means that this is likely to increase to 30% by 2020. "
- https://www.energy-uk.org.uk/energy-...eneration.html

So we are still heavily reliant on burning stuff BEFORE we factor in having to charge millions of cars.
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Old 19th September 2018, 11:45 PM
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Reminded me of this very interesting retrofit; Tesla motor and batteries in an S5.

Electric Audi
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