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Aiming for 1000 miles per charge; EV market research for potential new OEM

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Hi guys,

I want to thank everyone that took the time to read my post today. I'm Sean and I'm working on a concept to double the range of an electric car using renewable technology. I want to get some input from some EV hobbies that have work on building/converting their own EV to get an understanding on how the community view the technology.

Below is a link to a survey I built to collect your feedback:

Also I would love to chat with some of you guys via skype if you are available.

My goal is to build the first 1000 miles per charge EV, and this is just my first step towards that goal, Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Best Regards

P.S. Please feel free to comment and I will answer any question to the best of my ability.

I'm not trying to sell anyone a false bag of goods, I know the limitation of these technologies. I only want to know what's a good ROI to aim for with these technology for EV practitioner to see it as a good investment. Once I know that, I will know whats worth your time and money.
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My tuppence worth
A 1000 miles per charge car would be about as salable and useful as an IC car with 1000 miles range
In other words not very!

Once you have enough of something (like range) more is not useful
That is an interesting graph
Why is there a peak?
I would have expected the mileage to keep going up as the speed went down - or to stay level
Why does the mileage drop down below 20mph?

On your comparison to the aluminium car - if it does only do 20mph and is optimized for that then if you re-optimized a Tesla for that speed you would get a lot more than the 460 miles
The collective output of each RT - I am hoping to get 8KW each day out of the system, while only travelling 10KW or less each day.

You need to sort your units
I am hoping to get 8KW each day
I think you mean Kw-hours

while only travelling 10KW
I think you mean Km
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