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    Rear Wheel Steering

    Better turning - cool. Crab maneuver for parking - that would be useful. For the tri-motor - if the front motor had an additional cog or two - couldn't the left and right wheels rotate in opposite directions (tank turn). A Tank Turn mode in conjunction with turning each wheel in opposite...
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    Vehicle to Home (Ford Figured it Out)

    So, I live in South Africa (240Volt AC). I currently have a Victron Multiplus II (48/5000/70), 10KWH of LiFePO4 (want 40KWH) and some Solar Panels. When Eskom "load sheds" (due to lack of available power), my lights stay on (only the Electric Water heater [geyser] and stove no longer work). I'd...
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    EV Trucks Compared: Cybertruck has head start on F-150 EV and GMC Hummer EV

    What I primarily like about the F150 lightning is the bi-directional power flow capability. I see this is why Transport Evolved (News) wants one - as they don't want to spend money on Storage Batteries for their home solar PV system. I'm afraid that Tesla may not allow for example a 17KW (?)...
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    The US Is Real Close to Screwing Up Electric Vehicle Charging Forever

    What I'd like to see is a world wide standard - probably CCS2 - the Euro CCS standard. Now that I've sorted out the type of plug in use - I'd like it so anyone can go to any charger. Sure - the rates can differ - I see nothing wrong with that. Even today, Petrol/Gas stations next to each other...
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    Elon: Cybertruck will not have door handles!

    That's going to confuse potential hijackers and thieves whilst you're standing at the Robot (Traffic light - to those not in South Africa) waiting for the lights to turn green! That and they can't break the side windows with an old spark plug.