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Old 07-21-2019, 06:38 PM   #6 (permalink)
oil pan 4
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Originally Posted by jamesqf View Post
The obvious problem is that you need some way to store the electricity at night, or during cloudy periods.
The main design flaw.
Right now there is barely enough battery materials to produce a few percent of new cars as electric. Hyundai had to halt production on their electric vehicles this summer because they ran out of batteries.
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