Re: [EVDL] Bill Ford kills: CEO out> after his raise, job layoffs, h2 debacle& sweating water from air

2017-05-23 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
The articlie that I read said it was because Fields wasn't sufficiently gung- ho on SDVs (self-driving vehicles). It didn't say anything about EVs one way or the other. It had a pic of the new guy, Hackett. Apperances don't mean much, I guess -- but you'd never mistake him for Elon Musk,

[EVDL] Bill Ford kills: CEO out> after his raise, job layoffs, h2 debacle& sweating water from air

2017-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
% I had been seeing in the newswires some serious grumblings about Ford, but I do not like to post what seemed to be just investor profit loss issues. But now, Bill Ford cut their CEO like a sports coach who wasn't winning games. But it took so long for this action, it did not seem right. It was

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Low-mileage Leaf EV glut

2017-05-23 Thread Robert Bruninga via EV
I'm looking forward to 2018 when Maryland is offering a big tax credit on Home Energy Storage systems. Im thinking of buyning a used EV and configuring it with a big connector to the house system. 95% of the time it is providing energy storage. Or if it is a dead car, then 100% of the time...

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: EV-newswire posts (charging while moving)

2017-05-23 Thread Robert Bruninga via EV
By definition, (I would assume) there has to be some drag associated with charging in motion. But if the charging strips were in the deceleration area at every stop light and stop sign, then this could be an advantage. But if an EV is driving locally in stop and go local streets, it mostly is a

[EVDL] Design News: The Electric Car’s Same Old Problem

2017-05-23 Thread len moskowitz via EV
https://www.designnews.com/automotive-0/electric-car-s-same-old-problem/121216446556759 -- The Electric Car’s Same Old Problem OP-ED: Automakers are struggling to make money off mainstream electric cars. But many consumers won’t buy in until they’re given an incentive to accept less. By:

[EVDL] EVLN: EV-newswire posts for 20170523

2017-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
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Re: [EVDL] EVLN: Low-mileage Leaf EV glut

2017-05-23 Thread brucedp5 via EV
-see if it's worthwhile to replace the battery for $5500- [Those with experience & knowledge encouraged to give corrections, comments,+] The cost of a $5k replacement pack + the cost of the dealership's tack on cost$. What price are there for Leaf EVs?