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