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Old 12-01-2019, 01:41 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by cRiPpLe_rOoStEr
Nowadays, most major automakers can make some "driveable" EV relying mostly on off-the-shelf components.
Originally Posted by All Darc
It's a matter of battery, everything it's about battery and not the electric car itself.
Desperate times call for desperate vehicular architecture. Both American pure electric manufacturers utilize folded, laser-cut sheet metal for the monocoque body or backbone chassis.

It's like the trade-off in power/weight. If you can't change the battery, change the thing that carries it around.


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