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Old 01-26-2019, 02:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Great Wall Motor's 2019, Ora R1.EV,4-DR Sedan.194-mile range.Begins at $8,680.

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Old 01-26-2019, 02:13 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I remember something similar if not the same thing posted and immediately thought of that small one with a low top speed.

Googled it, 62mph.

I can picture a lot of places that would work! However I think we've been increasing speed limits.

As we adopt self driving cars, I wonder if that speed will increase further. Maybe just for self driving cars.
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US Homonglagation will result in a $30,000 price increase
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US Homonglagation will result in a $30,000 price increase
Someone of influence might have a 120-decibel conversation with the DOT and NHTSA, and allow citizens to drive vehicles like these at their own peril.
It could sure help with the carbon dioxide balance sheet.
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US Homonglagation will result in a $30,000 price increase
Not exactly. The low price may be an exaggeration.
An Australian view.

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Not exactly. The low price may be an exaggeration.
An Australian view.

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You can buy a brand new US made Leaf below that price point

It would not be competitive in this market.
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1 Australian dollar = 0.716928 U.S. dollars, that may be of consequence.

According to https://www.news.com.au/technology/i...bf63074115a586 the Leaf would cost about 55,000 Aussie dollars.
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It has to compete with the Pickman:

https://duckduckgo.com/?q=china+electric+pickup


https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...s-to-enter-u-s

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All solutions on this thread are priced far better than a Polaris Ranger EV ... at about $18K US ... and it has a lead acid pack that needs a watering kit, a desulphator, etc

Did I mention you need to be a DIYer to drive the Polaris? Judging by the complaints on the forums, many of the dealerships that sell them don't know how to maintain them and don't do warranty work.

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