There is simply no way a viable, fully enclosed, highway capable, electric vehicle ( that can pass safety tests ) can do anywhere near 55wh per mile.
This statement is so wrong. You simply have not been paying attention. The Tesla Cruiser Class in which Stella and now the new winner for 2015 Stella Lux compete. Notice the name. It is now sponsored by Tesla. The whole World Solar Challenge is sponsored by Bridgestone Tires. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y3FPK0KNZuc This vehicle has a full roll bar and 5 point harnesses. It is much safer than my Leaf. It also had a State of Michigan license plate for the trip in the USA. The interview was done last year at the Dutch Consulate in San Francisco. Lawrence Rhodes http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2767806/Meet-Stella-solar-powered-car-drives-500-miles-SINGLE-charge-warns-traffic-lights-change.html Original Stella which in 3 photos you can see my blue bicycle. You could say I'm a fan boy of electric vehicles. In 1997 I viewed the record breaking 1000 mile run by Kummerow http://www.theautochannel.com/news/press/date/19971201/press008310.htmlI've been doing this for a while. _______________________________________________ UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org Read EVAngel's EV News at http://evdl.org/evln/ Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA (http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA)