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Old 09-29-2015, 08:07 AM   #4 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
The special measures needed to transport high-voltage battery packs makes it worthwhile to transport those separately from the cars.
The packs need to be kept alive too - if they are in the car too long without being charged they would deteriorate.
It sounds complicated, but seems to justify the process.

The batteryless Model S bodies now ship in sea freight containers in foursomes.
I bet it is much cheaper to do it this way.
Wouldn't still make more sense to have the bodyshells made in Europe instead?
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