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Old 10-16-2019, 09:12 PM   #49 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by sendler View Post
Aptera is talking about steering the car only via torque vectoring.
"With in-wheel motor technology, Aptera can bypass the need for a traditional steering rack and simply use power-vectoring directional control instead"
Sounds like another work around for the crap hub motor design.
They must have figured out they can't piviot the wheels to steer the vehicle.

I admire their dedication to stupidity. Fix one idea that's never worked with another idea that's never been attempted.
I feel like these Aptera people are the kind of people who have never worked on a car before, heck they probably don't even know how to pop the hood on their own car.
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