- May 23, 2020
- Reaction score
- Colorado Springs
- 13' F150, 17' Explorer, 13' Cruz, CT3 RN112841395
I define a "truck" as something with a bed. Not vans, not SUVs. I tried to capture as many of those, that might be available as possible. I guess I should say, I was also only looking at EVs that would be parked at a house. I'm not polling for EV dump-trucks, or semi-trucks even though they have beds.Valid point. But if the OP is being that broad there is a lot more than the workhorse C series which needs to be added.
Where have you been reading?Interesting that 100% of respondents think the CT is for real while only 82% think the Rivian is despite the considerable amount of press that has gone to Rivian's on and off road testing and the fact that they will be asking those with pre orders to make choices on battery, colors, seats... in a month or so. Clearly, in terms of getting vehicles on the road they are at least a year ahead of Tesla.
Why isn't Workhorse on the list?
Well Tesla had successfully made both the Model S and Model X and ramped them before the Model 3 and the Model 3 ramp was a nightmare for them WITH experience. Prototypes dont mean anything as it relates to production. They are not ahead because that's how you want to perceive it. LOLWell, Rivian has had more working prototypes out for longer. They have a factory, with all the stuff installed in it for their production line. And are making parts now, training production staff.
So yeah, they're ahead of Tesla, even if Tesla moves faster.
So you don't understand the concepts of 'ahead' or 'behind' vs 'velocity'. Okie-dokie. 9-9Well Tesla ... They are not ahead because that's how you want to perceive it. LOL
It's a prediction. It involves the unknown. We should have been seeing the Rivians by now but along came COVID and threw a monkey wrench into the works. Another disaster might come along. Plus Elon is hinting the first production CT's by the end of next year. Predictions are accurate or inaccurate after the events they predict come in. So to call a prediction "accurate" or "in accurate" would be the folly of someone who doesn't understand what those words mean.... so to say Rivian is "clearly" a year ahead of Tesla is not exactly accurate.
Yes I agree with you.I define a "truck" as something with a bed. Not vans, not SUVs. I tired to capture as many of those, that might be available as possible. I guess I should say, I was also only looking at EVs that would be parked at a house. I'm not polling for EV dump-trucks, or semi-trucks even though they have beds.
If there are other potential consumer EVs with beds out there, add a link to their site here and I'll add them to the poll. Bring on the El Camino EV and Brat!
Tesla doesnt have a finished factory yet? What are Fremont and Shanghai? I dont understand how you can think real world experience is not a better indicator of capability than a theoretical plan?So you don't understand the concepts of 'ahead' or 'behind' vs 'velocity'. Okie-dokie. 9-9
Tesla doesn't have a finished factory. The machines and line are not built. They're not teaching their production staff yet. And they have done less world testing of the Cybertruck.
But that's okay, Tesla moves quickly: Their factories go from dirt to production in a year. Their models gain new features and parts faster than any automobile manufacturer today. They may be behind today, but that doesn't mean it will stay that way.
...Because they're not? They don't have the scoring/folding blended welding technology installed?Because why?
Gotta agree with you here. Even Elon is warning of unforeseen complications. As much as I am pro Tesla, Sh!t happens....Because they're not? They don't have the scoring/folding blended welding technology installed?
I do not understand why you want to pretend there is a Cybertruck factory when there is currently not even half a foundation in the Texas clay. Yes, Tesla has expertise, but that's why they be able to come from 'behind' and make it across the finish line next year. But that doesn't mean they're ahead. It means they move faster.