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Old 01-01-2021, 12:33 PM   #3703 (permalink)
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Aptera opens orders on 1,000-mile solar EV that never needs charging
That clickbait reads like chewing on tinfoil. My amygdala compels me to go ALL CAPS: THE SOLAR PANELS C H A R G E THE FRICKING BATTERIES!1!!

But that's not all:
The Aptera prototype hits the streets... At night. When there's no sun. We suspect this prototype doesn't have the solar panels on it
I can't even. It must be an attempt at humour. It must be. No one can really be that stupid can they?

Sorry folks, I needed to get that out.

That western clipper, on the other hand, is sweet music to my nostalgia nodes.
Vortex generators are old tech. My new and improved vortex alternators are unstoppable.

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