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Old 12-08-2017, 05:48 AM   #25 (permalink)
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It is not just the acceleration power that is important here. The Tesla truck does not need to change gear, ever. That will save a lot of time in town and in undulating terrain.

I see trucks, stopped at a traffic light, miss the next green light all the time.
The 'green wave' is tuned for cars, not for slowly accelerating trucks.
A fast accelerating Tesla truck may save one minute per traffic junction...
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