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Old 05-28-2020, 12:45 AM   #30 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Hersbird View Post
To me the Lordstown guy seems serious about making the EV, and it seems all the prototypes have hub motors. Maybe they have figured out the shortcomings or know nobody else is making pickups that last much more than 200,000 either without a $5000 motor or a $3000 transmission or $4000 worth of fuel injector work or all of the above. Even if it needed $10,000 worth of new hub motors after that it's still under what and average new pickup is going to bleed you.
Considering a brushless motor will have fewer wear and tear, I wouldn't expect it to be made to a much lower standard.
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