Now back to Nikola MotorBecause you could charge at home
You completely missed the point. The mindless marketing noise was not about the fact that they proclaim they will use hydrogen (another issue, and one I do suspect Nikola will eventually abandon). Rather it was about the phrasing that tries to make it sound like their company goal in buying these trucks is to "save the earth" when the reality is that they expect to save money and result in more predictable deliveries. Sure, they also think it makes them look good doing it - but "saving the planet" is just marketing spin. No business makes decisions like that unless it helps the bottom line.Strange how "marketing noise" allows you to undertake a road trip 'faster' than a Model X today;
I fully understand that you don't like hydrogen but that won't stop it's progress nor should it stop balanced discussion on a forum dedicated to the DIY Electric Car.
How about the fact that IT IS NOT AN ELECTRIC CAR?!?Now back to Nikola Motor
yah but if you make slimey "save the earth" claims, you are more likely to get tax dollars for your boondoggle....when the reality is that they expect to save money
At this point it is a series hybrid with a natural gas range extender. Yes, it has a range extender (like the BMW I3), but it also has the biggest battery of anything out there (315 kWh) and can operate on battery only longer than a Chevy Volt.How about the fact that IT IS NOT AN ELECTRIC CAR?!?
In fairness, if you used the truck for commuting it would in fact be an electric car. It's only when it's hooked up to an 80,000 lb load that the generator has to come on regularly...How about the fact that IT IS NOT AN ELECTRIC CAR?!?
Ain't that the truth?yah but if you make slimey "save the earth" claims, you are more likely to get tax dollars for your boondoggle.
Yeah and he's still lying Says the motors were "removed for safety reasons". No, he never had them. Just empty shells (impressive CNC shells but still that's the easy part).Ugh.
Playing the "It didn't have X", "I technically never said it had X" game.
$22 billion dollar company, that doesn't even have the key component of its technology available, and released to shell as a driveable vehicle.