If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric

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Re: If ..........., You Just Might Be Drivin' an Electric

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Rope-Pusher wrote: Mon Jan 16, 2023 2:08 pm If, starting in 2035, the state you reside in bans the sale of the kind of vehicle you drive,.......

WYOMING WANTS TO BAN EVs - From Autoline Daily
But maybe this will slow down lithium demand a bit. While many countries, states and cities want to ban the sales of new ICE vehicles, Wyoming wants to ban the sale of EVs. In fact, it wants to ban them by 2035. The sponsors of the legislation say the oil and gas industry has created countless jobs and generated revenue for the state. And they say that Wyoming doesn’t have enough of a charging infrastructure. Wyoming is the 8th largest oil producer in the U.S.

"WHEREAS, the United States has consistently invested in the oil and gas industry to sustain gas-powered vehicles, and that investment has resulted in the continued employment of thousands of people in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming and throughout the country..." - Phasing Out New Electric Vehicle Sales By 2035

https://insideevs.com/features/631229/w ... le-sales/b
No need to ban electric vehicles. This alone should be enough of a deterrent:
"And they say that Wyoming doesn’t have enough of a charging infrastructure."
And the state absolutely should not provide any charging infrastructure, nor allow the feds to provide it. Put a heavy tax on mobile charging services like SparkCharge.
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If the vehicle you're driving doesn't log many miles in a yar's time,.....


EVs GET DRIVEN FEWER MILES- Autoline Daily
EV owners drive less than ICE owners. A new study from iSeeCars says the average 3-year old EV is driven 9,059 miles a year, compared to 12,758 miles for an ICE vehicle. That’s almost a third less. Not surprisingly, Teslas are driven the most, probably because they have longer range and a reliable Supercharger network that reduces range anxiety. If you take Tesla out, then the average drops to just 6,719 miles. The Porsche Taycan is the least driven EV at less than 5,000 miles per year. iSeeCars says EVs with higher ranges are used more but adding range will significantly increase prices at today’s battery costs.

https://www.iseecars.com/most-driven-evs-study

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potownrob wrote: Sun Sep 18, 2022 12:59 am
Rope-Pusher wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:16 am IF the generator charging the battery goes ZOOM-ZOOM,.............


U.S. launch of Mazda MX-30 Range Extender with rotary engine confirmed

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https://topelectricsuv.com/news/mazda/m ... ry-engine/
interesting approach to the ev debacle. and hier eye fought my car was different fore knot having a turbo engine and knot use zing a CVT tranny...
Mazda’s Revived Rotary Engine Starts Production

The Wankel gets another shot with Mazda as a PHEV range extender for the MX-30 crossover.
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IF THE MANUFACTURER OF YOUR VEHICLE AGGRESSIVELY EXAGGERATES DRIVING RANGE AND SUPPRESSES OWNERS COMPLAINTS ABOUT DRIVING RANGE,........

Tesla created secret team to suppress thousands of driving range complaints

"Such advisors handled a variety of issues, including range complaints. But last summer, Tesla created the Las Vegas “Diversion Team” to handle only range cases, according to the people familiar with the matter.

The office atmosphere at times resembled that of a telemarketing boiler room. A supervisor had purchased the metallophone – a xylophone with metal keys – that employees struck to celebrate appointment cancellations, according to the people familiar with the office’s operations."

"Tesla also updated its phone app so that any customer who complained about range could no longer book service appointments, one of the sources said. Instead, they could request that someone from Tesla contact them. It often took several days before owners were contacted because of the large backlog of range complaints, the source said."

"Tesla years ago began exaggerating its vehicles’ potential driving distance – by rigging their range-estimating software. The company decided about a decade ago, for marketing purposes, to write algorithms for its range meter that would show drivers “rosy” projections for the distance it could travel on a full battery, according to a person familiar with an early design of the software for its in-dash readouts.

Then, when the battery fell below 50% of its maximum charge, the algorithm would show drivers more realistic projections for their remaining driving range, this person said. To prevent drivers from getting stranded as their predicted range started declining more quickly, Teslas were designed with a “safety buffer,” allowing about 15 miles (24 km) of additional range even after the dash readout showed an empty battery, the source said.

The directive to present the optimistic range estimates came from Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk, this person said.

“Elon wanted to show good range numbers when fully charged,” the person said, adding: “When you buy a car off the lot seeing 350-mile, 400-mile range, it makes you feel good.”"


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IF YOU HAVE TO CHOP AND BURN A CORD OF WOOD BEFORE MAKING THAT DRIVE ACROSS THE STATE,...

EV CHARGER GENERATES ENERGY BY BURNING WOOD -Autoline Daily
Speaking of EV chargers, here’s a new one that generates electricity by burning wood. A company called Air Burners teamed up with Rolls-Royce and Volvo Construction Equipment to launch the BioCharger, which converts the residual heat energy from burning vegetative waste into electric energy and stores it in a 450-kWh battery unit. Air Burners says it can generate enough electricity every day to power 3-6 machines and by using air curtain technology it can reduce the amount of harmful particulates that are released into the air.

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Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market

Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted.

https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electr ... te-market/
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ClutchFork wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 12:34 am Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market

Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted.

https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electr ... te-market/
I'm sure you meant "If the type of vehicle you are driving never makes it to the top of the charts,...."
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Rope-Pusher wrote: Wed Feb 14, 2024 2:37 pm
ClutchFork wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 12:34 am Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market

Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted.

https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electr ... te-market/
I'm sure you meant "If the type of vehicle you are driving never makes it to the top of the charts,...."
I forgot that part but you did great on picking the "IF" part for me. Thanks
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ClutchFork wrote: Fri Feb 16, 2024 12:08 am
Rope-Pusher wrote: Wed Feb 14, 2024 2:37 pm
ClutchFork wrote: Sat Feb 10, 2024 12:34 am Toyota: Electric Cars Will Never Dominate Market

Battery-powered EVs will only ever capture 30% of the global market share, Toyoda has predicted.

https://slaynews.com/news/toyota-electr ... te-market/
I'm sure you meant "If the type of vehicle you are driving never makes it to the top of the charts,...."
I forgot that part but you did great on picking the "IF" part for me. Thanks
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If you have to stop your vehicle to make a cellphone call,.......

HOW TO SAVE AM RADIO IN EVs Autoline Daily
"Automakers want to dump AM radio from their electric cars because it’s too expensive to shield AM from all the electromagnetic interference generated by the electric motors and the inverter. But Joanna McLellan, who is an expert in EMI, or electromagnetic interference, says the automakers don’t know what they’re doing. She says that motors and inverters can be designed to minimize EMI fairly cheaply. And she says the reason they don’t know what they’re doing, because engineering schools don’t know how to teach it.

“That’s really difficult because as far as the educators are concerned, I’m a barbarian. 
I am saying that their baby is ugly, that the way that they teach circuit theory is teaching people how to fail, because of the way that they say that there’s this omnipotent ground out there. It works great at DC, but it doesn’t work above 100 kilohertz, and that is what has caused the black magic to occur.”

There’s a ton of good information in that interview. For example, Joanna McLellan says that as automakers begin using silicon carbide chips, it’s going to interfere with other radio spectrums, including the ones used by police, fire departments and ambulances. You can watch the full interview on our website and YouTube channel. "

Well, maybe this is a good thing, if it can stop folks from talking or texting while they drive.

[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FNnMuJl5gJ8&t=1462s[/youtube]
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