[EVDL] EVLN: EV-newswire posts for 20171225

2017-12-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/EVLN-GM-Korea-importing-5000-383km-U-S-made-Bolt-EVs-in-2018-tp4689028.html EVLN: GM Korea importing 5000 383km U.S. made Bolt EVs in 2018 "With its drive range of 383 kilometers, you don't need to charge the Bolt EV every day. I also

[EVDL] EVLN: GM Korea importing 5000 383km U.S. made Bolt EVs in 2018

2017-12-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
https://www.koreatimes.co.kr/www/tech/2017/12/419_241598.html GM Korea set to import 5,000 EVs in 2018 2017-12-28 Jhoo Dong-chan [image http://img.koreatimes.co.kr/upload/newsV2/images/201712/3d5d5f3dd7e743fa9f85b26a8fb2c0b1.jpg The Chevrolet Bolt EV / Courtesy of GM Korea ] GM Korea will

[EVDL] EVLN: EV-newswire posts for 20171224

2017-12-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://electric-vehicle-discussion-list.413529.n4.nabble.com/EVLN-Tesla-pickup-truck-after-Model-Y-EV-tp4689026.html EVLN: Tesla pickup truck after Model Y EV Musk gives 'promise' that Tesla will make pickup truck after Model Y December 26, 2017 Tesla will build a pickup truck soon after

[EVDL] EVLN: Tesla pickup truck after Model Y EV

2017-12-29 Thread brucedp5 via EV
http://www.autonews.com/article/20171226/OEM01/171229892/musk-gives-promise-that-tesla-will-make-pickup-truck-after-model-y Musk gives 'promise' that Tesla will make pickup truck after Model Y December 26, 2017 Reuters [image

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer

2017-12-29 Thread Lawrence Rhodes via EV
gt; > > >EVDL Subscription Information and > >Help<http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub> > >www.evdl.org > >About the EVDL: The Electric Vehicle Discussion List, founded in 1991 > >by EV enthusiast Clyde Visser,

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
On 29 Dec 2017 at 10:02, Lee Hart via EV wrote: > Not quite; he kept the Geo transaxle, but "gutted" it so all it had was 2nd > gear. It then ran lighter weight oil (not the usual 90w gear lube). I take it youi're talking about the Sunrise? I was thinking of the Force. I'd be surprised if

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
On 29 Dec 2017 at 15:37, Lawrence Rhodes via EV wrote: > With more efficient panels that length is reduced to 60 ish feet. Good luck buying those hyper-efficient PV panels without breaking into Fort Knox! If you can afford that kind of money, though, why not book a flight on Musk's SpaceX?

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer (a 1000-to-1 waste)

2017-12-29 Thread Mark Abramowitz via EV
SO much negativity on this list towards someone that just asked a simple question, and acknowledged the challenges and issues up front. Personally, I applaud the initiative and willingness to tilt at technological, economic, and other assorted windmills. As my Tai Kwon Do instructor used to

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Lee Hart via EV
Rush Dougherty via EV wrote: If you're maximizing your 'efficiency' then why use plywood? Nobody that is trying to increase strength and lower weight using plywood anymore, they use Carbon Fiber. So spend a few extra $k and invest in a trailer that will weight 10lbs to hold your 2kw array.

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer (a 1000-to-1 waste)

2017-12-29 Thread Haudy Kazemi via EV
>> does make sense. Since it is providing full retail electricity 99% >of the >> time while parked. >> >> Bob, WB4PRR > >___ >UNSUBSCRIBE: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub >http://lists.

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Rush Dougherty via EV
If you're maximizing your 'efficiency' then why use plywood? Nobody that is trying to increase strength and lower weight using plywood anymore, they use Carbon Fiber. So spend a few extra $k and invest in a trailer that will weight 10lbs to hold your 2kw array. Rush Dougherty Tucson AZ 85719 >

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer (a 1000-to-1 waste)

2017-12-29 Thread Bill Dube via EV
I agree 100%. Folks forget that it takes significant energy to tow even a small trailer. Much more than one would think. Probably more energy than the panels produce, especially at highway speeds. Best to leave them on the roof of your house, or put them on a "solar shed" for your car to

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Lee Hart via EV
Lawrence Rhodes via EV wrote: If you scaled down and accepted kevel one charging you could use 550 5 inch cells. 2000 watts. Have a 8 x 12 foot tear drop trailer. It might push you 15 mph on level ground or charge you in 21 hours. Many variations for shape, power and speed. I would have

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Lawrence Rhodes via EV
If you scaled down and accepted kevel one charging you could use 550 5 inch cells. 2000 watts. Have a 8 x 12 foot tear drop trailer. It might push you 15 mph on level ground or charge you in 21 hours. Many variations for shape, power and speed. I would have eyelets on each corner to tie it

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer

2017-12-29 Thread Haudy Kazemi via EV
E: http://www.evdl.org/help/index.html#usub >http://lists.evdl.org/listinfo.cgi/ev-evdl.org >Please discuss EV drag racing at NEDRA >(http://groups.yahoo.com/group/NEDRA) -- next part -- An HTML attachment was scrubbed... URL: <http://lists.evdl.org/pr

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Robert Bruninga via EV
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Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Lee Hart via EV
EVDL Administrator via EV wrote: [Sunrise efficiency] Also a light, efficient transaxle. Even the Geo Metro factory transaxle was too high in friction for his taste, so Worden chucked it and built something better. Not quite; he kept the Geo transaxle, but "gutted" it so all it had was 2nd

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread Lawrence Rhodes via EV
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Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer (a 1000-to-1 waste)

2017-12-29 Thread Robert Bruninga via EV
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Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer calculation

2017-12-29 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
On 28 Dec 2017 at 18:31, Lee Hart via EV wrote: > Lots of "something elses". Good aerodynamics. Low frontal area. Flush > windows. An absolutely smooth flat bottom. No front grille. High > pressure, low rolling resistance tires (small by modern standards). > Brakes that don't drag. A motor and

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer

2017-12-29 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
On 29 Dec 2017 at 5:31, someone wrote: > At 55 MPH it does not require all the power in the > battery (30KW-Hr). It only requires 7.5KW-Hr - 8.9 KW-Hr to maintain 55 MPH. You're joking here, yes? I'm sure you know that power isn't measured in kWh. I'm not so sure that we should joke about

Re: [EVDL] Solar trailer

2017-12-29 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
On 29 Dec 2017 at 1:43, Haudy Kazemi via EV wrote: > 13.75 kWh/55 miles at 55 mph) That might be accurate, but to me it seems like a convoluted way to state the power required. The miles and the hours cancel out, making it 13.75 kW. My own admittedly limited experience is that a ~2500lb