Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Ben Goren via EV
On Aug 6, 2014, at 12:13 AM, brucedp5 via EV ev@lists.evdl.org wrote: EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video) When cars become fully autonomous a la Google, that'll significantly change many dynamics, especially efficiency. I'd expect individual ownership to

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Robert Bruninga via EV
expecting the car to plug itself into a wall outlet / cable is asking a bit much. Actually If I had the time (after I retire maybe) I can easily imagin a robot arm on the garage wall that can reach out, find and connect to some contacts mounted somehow on the front license plate area. In fact,

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Peri Hartman via EV
] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video) expecting the car to plug itself into a wall outlet / cable is asking a bit much. Actually If I had the time (after I retire maybe) I can easily imagin a robot arm on the garage wall that can reach out, find and connect

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Ben Goren via EV
On Aug 6, 2014, at 10:06 AM, Peri Hartman via EV ev@lists.evdl.org wrote: The other problem with cordless charging - whether robot arm or induction - is that it requires a certain orientation of the vehicle. In my case, I back into my driveway because it's too difficult to see when backing

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Lee Hart via EV
expecting the car to plug itself into a wall outlet / cable is asking a bit much. I can easily imagine a robot arm that can reach out, find and connect to some contacts mounted somehow on the front license plate area. That's a lot of moving parts to break, especially considering how many

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Dennis Miles via EV
Autonomous cars and wireless charging are two job destroyers at an excessive cost. Both New Jersey and Oregon have thousands of labor jobs at minimum wage for fuel (Gasoline) pump operators, (NO self service pumps! ) I have said before self driving autonomous autos are unnecessary and motivation

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Peri Hartman via EV
@lists.evdl.org To: Ben Goren b...@trumpetpower.com; Electric Vehicle Discussion List ev@lists.evdl.org Sent: 06-Aug-14 2:16:00 PM Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video) Autonomous cars and wireless charging are two job destroyers at an excessive cost. Both

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Dennis Miles via EV
EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video) Autonomous cars and wireless charging are two job destroyers at an excessive cost. Both New Jersey and Oregon have thousands of labor jobs at minimum wage for fuel (Gasoline) pump operators, (NO self service pumps! ) I have said

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Peter C. Thompson via EV
saves on parking space construction and cost to use. Peri -- Original Message -- From: Dennis Miles via EV ev@lists.evdl.org To: Ben Goren b...@trumpetpower.com; Electric Vehicle Discussion List ev@lists.evdl.org Sent: 06-Aug-14 2:16:00 PM Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Peri Hartman via EV
construction and cost to use. Peri -- Original Message -- From: Dennis Miles via EV ev@lists.evdl.org To: Ben Goren b...@trumpetpower.com; Electric Vehicle Discussion List ev@lists.evdl.org Sent: 06-Aug-14 2:16:00 PM Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread Ben Goren via EV
: 06-Aug-14 2:16:00 PM Subject: Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video) Autonomous cars and wireless charging are two job destroyers at an excessive cost. Both New Jersey and Oregon have thousands of labor jobs at minimum wage for fuel (Gasoline) pump

Re: [EVDL] EVLN: i3 EV self-parks driver climbs out of window to prove (video)

2014-08-06 Thread EVDL Administrator via EV
Folks, this thread is interesting, but it's wandered pretty far off topic. Can we let it slide now, please? Thanks, David Roden - Akron, Ohio, USA EVDL Administrator = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = EVDL Information: http://www.evdl.org/help/ = = = = = = = = = = = = =