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by MitchJi
Jul 10 2019 3:14pm
Forum: Large EV General Discussion
Topic: Tesla MS received the motor trend ultimate car of the year award
Replies: 2
Views: 223

Tesla MS received the motor trend ultimate car of the year award

https://www.motortrend.com/news/2013-tesla-model-s-beats-chevy-toyota-cadillac-ultimate-car-of-the-year/ The selection and judging criteria have changed, the trophies have changed, and the vehicles most certainly have changed, but the spirit behind the Car of the Year is the same today as it was in...
by MitchJi
Jul 03 2019 1:47pm
Forum: Large EV General Discussion
Topic: Tesla M3 sets EV lap record at Laguna Seca
Replies: 0
Views: 167

Tesla M3 sets EV lap record at Laguna Seca

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-fastest-lap-record-laguna-seca-video/ A Tesla Model 3 Performance achieved the unthinkable over the past weekend when it shattered the all-time electric vehicle lap record at the famed Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, Ripping through the racetrack in near-stea...
by MitchJi
Jun 30 2019 6:46pm
Forum: E-vents
Topic: REFUEL EV annual race in Monterey CA at Luna seca June 28-30
Replies: 2
Views: 143

Re: REFUEL EV annual race in Monterey CA at Luna seca June 28-30

Hi Luke,

Have a great time at pikes peak!
by MitchJi
Jun 28 2019 11:02am
Forum: E-vents
Topic: REFUEL EV annual race in Monterey CA at Luna seca June 28-30
Replies: 2
Views: 143

REFUEL EV annual race in Monterey CA at Luna seca June 28-30

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-model-3-joins-refuel-11-laguna-seca-raceway/ The electric car community is coming together from June 28-30 at the iconic Laguna Seca Raceway in Monterey, CA for the annual REFUEL EV track meet. Established over a decade ago, REFUEL features production electric cars, ...
by MitchJi
Jun 25 2019 5:39pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Thread for new battery breakthrough PR releases
Replies: 1610
Views: 183017

Re: Thread for new battery breakthrough PR releases

https://globenewswire.com/news-release/2019/06/24/1873229/0/en/A123-Systems-and-Ionic-Materials-Advance-All-Solid-State-Battery-Development-Using-Solid-Polymer-Electrolyte-with-Conventional-Lithium-ion-Electrodes.html Mich., June 24, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- A123 Systems LLC, a developer and manufa...
by MitchJi
Jun 24 2019 12:23pm
Forum: Large EV General Discussion
Topic: Koenigsegg founder buys a Tesla MS, “more fun to drive than a BMW M5”
Replies: 0
Views: 263

Koenigsegg founder buys a Tesla MS, “more fun to drive than a BMW M5”

https://www.motorauthority.com/news/1090264_koenigsegg-founder-buys-tesla-model-s-says-its-more-fun-to-drive-than-an-m5 Koenigsegg founder Christian von Koenigsegg has revealed he’s a huge fan of electric cars, and that he sees the zero-emission vehicles becoming a dominant form of transport by 2020...
by MitchJi
Jun 19 2019 9:47am
Forum: Large EV General Discussion
Topic: Two Tesla M3 pickup truck conversions - trukla + teslamino
Replies: 3
Views: 507

Re: Tesla M3 pickup truck conversion - trukla

Here’s a Tesla MS based pickup conversion

by MitchJi
Jun 06 2019 1:56am
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Lift efoil electric hydrofoil review with video
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Re: Lift efoil electric hydrofoil review with video

Grantmac wrote:
Jun 05 2019 12:56pm
I do the same thing using a sail and it cost 1/6th as much with infinite battery life.
Pictures please.
by MitchJi
Jun 05 2019 10:37am
Forum: Electric Watercraft
Topic: Lift efoil electric hydrofoil review with video
Replies: 3
Views: 297

Lift efoil electric hydrofoil review with video

xEuirdkNSxw https://electrek.co/2019/06/03/lift-efoil-electric-hydrofoil-surf-board/ The hand controller uses Bluetooth connectivity and is submersible, though it also floats in case it is dropped. The screen is easy to read, even while flying across the water surface. It features a power governor ...
by MitchJi
May 23 2019 5:46pm
Forum: E-Bike Non-hub Motor Drives
Topic: A Rungu unconventional three wheeler review mid drive
Replies: 3
Views: 216

A Rungu unconventional three wheeler review mid drive

A Rungu unconventional three wheeler review mid drive
by MitchJi
Apr 05 2019 4:47pm
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Re: Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components

One more comment:
The controller on the M3 uses ceramic, not silicon.

Some more information here:
by MitchJi
Apr 05 2019 11:20am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Re: Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components

Some great information about Tesla motor technology is in this video, starting at about 45 minutes some interesting comments on solid state batteries by sandy Monroe (he has seen prototypes) motor technology starts about 48 minutes introduced by talking about patents:
by MitchJi
Apr 03 2019 5:42am
Forum: Motor Technology
Topic: Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components
Replies: 5
Views: 420

Tesla patents techniques for improving motor power by changing the shape of some components

https://www.teslarati.com/tesla-patent-more-efficient-electric-motors/ Brief excerpt below: Tesla has invented a technique for increasing its All-electric vehicles’ power and torque by simply adjusting the shape some of its electric motor’s components. A recently published US patent application tit...
by MitchJi
Mar 30 2019 2:20pm
Forum: Electric Aircraft
Topic: Elephant in the room - Quadcopters...
Replies: 188
Views: 29615

Re: Elephant in the room - Quadcopters...

Edit - I assumed you were talking human-size quadcopters. RC scale has been done 1000 times by now, even open source projects with hardware available. That doesn't keep me from wanting one, of course. I have a thermal camera that would be awesome to get airborne, but is outside the payload of most ...
by MitchJi
Mar 13 2019 5:32pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Quadra eqooder with zero powertrain
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Re: Quadra eqooder with zero powertrain

Tilting 3 wheeler. IMO Zero should license this technology and make it available on every zero model.


https://www.tiltingmotorworks.com/
by MitchJi
Mar 13 2019 5:15pm
Forum: Battery Technology
Topic: Tesla cell torture tests
Replies: 4
Views: 344

Tesla cell torture tests

Posted on a private Tesla forum : I've dragged Model S cells to 0.00v and clamped them like that in a dead short for a week, then removed the short and very slowly and very carefully, under supervision, recharged to 4.20v w/ 50mA cut, then ran another 1A discharge (0.33C) to 3.2v cut. Cell capacity ...
by MitchJi
Mar 07 2019 2:25pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Quadra eqooder with zero powertrain
Replies: 6
Views: 471

Quadra eqooder with zero powertrain

Interesting leaning 4 wheeler. Probably insanely pricey because they don’t list a price. https://electrek.co/2019/03/07/quadro-eqooder-electric-vehicle/ https://electrek.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/03/eQOODER-3_4-ant-jpeg-e1551969693720.jpg?quality=82&strip=all&w=1000 The eQooder’s unique des...
by MitchJi
Feb 23 2019 1:00pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Video fundamentals of EV technology, autonomy and Nissan/Ghosn
Replies: 0
Views: 317

Video fundamentals of EV technology, autonomy and Nissan/Ghosn

Very interesting video, nice review of the fundamentals of EV technology (might be good for the es-wiki?), some interesting information about autonomy, and interesting information about Nissan/Renault/Ghosn
by MitchJi
Feb 19 2019 7:25pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clip - Drastically improved 3D printing technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 732

Re: Clip - improved 3D printing technology?

If 3d printing was 100 times faster the machines would probably be a lot more expensive and we would have the current situation compounded where there are relatively few badass machines (metal, other advanced materials) because they cost a fortune. For doing plastics it would be nice but there are ...
by MitchJi
Feb 19 2019 6:00pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Clip - Drastically improved 3D printing technology?
Replies: 10
Views: 732

Clip - Drastically improved 3D printing technology?

Watched a ted talks video. Sounds impressive!




Company site:
https://www.carbon3d.com/
by MitchJi
Feb 19 2019 5:52pm
Forum: E-Scooter and Motorcycle General Discussion
Topic: Very enthusiastic review of the mahindra genze 2 electric scooter
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Very enthusiastic review of the mahindra genze 2 electric scooter

Hard to post additional text on my iPad. With a top speed of 30 mph (48 km/h) and a range of around 28-34 miles (48-54 km), I was excited, but wasn’t expecting to be blown away. But as it turned out, I was blown away. Big time..... To put it simply, the GenZe 2.0 electric scooter has been a game cha...