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Old 01-25-2023, 02:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Tesla Semi Truck

I don't find a dedicated Semi thread so here's this one.

It appears that the three motors and five tons of battery are for maximizing regen, not climbing hills.

Anyways, 0.36 Cd, Octovalve, etc..

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Old 01-25-2023, 03:29 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I'll have to give it a listen, but I'd say that lots of power and lots of battery are to provide all the advantages they convey, including acceleration, hill climbing, regen, charging speed, redundancy, efficiency...
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while drinking a Pepsi?
I prefer Coke. I also prefer knockoffs because you get 98% of the product for 66% the price.

Diet Pepsi is way better than Diet Coke though, but I don't pay for no-calorie drinks.
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It did not take long for this thread to go South.

Stainless steel origami Semi truck now!
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Stainless steel might be quite cool, just like the DeLorean, but how much better would it compare with aluminium, and maybe that new aerodynamic wrap which is undergoing tests by Lufthansa? Maybe it's just me being more used to see trucks with a company livery either painted or wrapped around them...
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Just wait for some hotshot driver to add either a 5th wheel or a gooseneck receiver hitch

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