Thread: Tesla Model 3
View Single Post
Old 10-30-2018, 12:33 PM   #675 (permalink)
aerohead
Master EcoModder
 
aerohead's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Sanger,Texas,U.S.A.
Posts: 10,856
Thanks: 17,144
Thanked 5,815 Times in 3,505 Posts
body safety

Quote:
Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
The Tesla Model 3 is the safest car ever tested - so the body can't be all that bad.
Does the pack serve as a structural member of the body?
With some motorcycles,the engine serves as an integral member of the frame,triangulating stresses across the otherwise 'void.'
Also,moisture has been reported as the greatest enemy of Lithium- ion technology.Perhaps the pack sealing is a redundant weather seal against this threat.
__________________
Photobucket album: http://s1271.photobucket.com/albums/jj622/aerohead2/
  Reply With Quote