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So I hate to do this because I tried to use this exact argument as to how it not so much Tesla leading the charge into a BEV future, but governments, but so far (unless something had changed in the past 6 months) none of those countries have any sort of signed and ratified legislation those dates are just promises/pledges. Maybe they will happen, maybe they won It likely depend on the feasibility of actually banning ICE/PHEV vehicles at the time. I suspect those who set 2025 dates will push those back. I suspect those who set 2040 dates might be ok. That said, 20 years of more PHEV and less pure ICE is absolutely a good step and absolutely part of the solutions.

If the consensus view around the car from the company to owners who hold the company accountable is “hey, you’re contributing to the future of self driving” as it’s seemed to be, then I can’t be in. But if the pitch is “this is a great car that’s great to drive and brings the future to today” I’m interested in learning more. Hope that makes sense.

Most apprehension is a combination of real range limitations and great if unknown. The range is what it is, the unknown (Bev v ice) is a case of”the devil you know”. Bev (and the i3 in particular) has exceeded my expectations in that regard. My only wish is that the car has a range of 300+ miles.

Based upon my observation from 5 feet away, the victim the officer was stomping on was either unconscious or dead. I do not have to know the irrelevant price of tea in china or the tensile strength of shoelaces to witness a man, laying face down, handcuffed behind his back, unresponsive to full force stomps to his head. The other law enforcement that was there did not even blink.

With regard to the charging and range situations, it not a phenomenon unique to the Bolt, it applies to all other pure EVs. Charging and range limitations are really big negatives for a large number of car owners in this country. The USA is a huge place with a petroleum based car culture going back since almost the beginning of the automobile. While I would bet long road trips are infrequent for most car owners, their place in 바카라사이트 our psyche is larger than in real life. family vacations, emergency last minute dashes across hundreds (or even thousands) of miles, college travel (prospective college visits, move in day, spring break, et al), distant special events (concerts, sports, etc) are all disproportionately enshrined in our collective conscious compared to our daily commutes. pure EVs just can fill this need yet. they will get there with time, but until then, it is unreasonable to pretend it not a significant drawback. There is really no point in trying to convince someone to buy an EV by downplaying this fact. they are great second cars, and they are great cars for people who are fed up with big oil/climate change/high gas prices, and hence willing to adjust their lifestyle as necessary. for most everyone else, hybrids and ICE vehicles are a much safer bet, and a much easier sell.

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So, unless you are an exception, most of us don take road trips on the regular, on the rare(ish) occasion when we do, it not really much of a thing to stop for a bit to charge. And here another little secret. Remember when I said I would get 550+ miles on a tank in my Honda Accord on roadtrips? Well, how many hours of driving is that? If I were to average 70 MPH, that almost 7 hours of driving without stopping.

Later that week I was driving my BMW 735 too fast (near my home) and got pulled over by a police officer who informed me my tail light was not working. I told him to follow behind me to the next filling station where I would get it repaired and he obeyed like a puppy, even helping to replace the lamp.

You can buy this in multiple stages, from a base kit up to fully built, and the prices range. Most people recommend having about $100,000 to build a decent one, although it can get more expensive if you want 500bhp and really good breaks. No matter what you prefer, or can get cheap, you have to put a Ford engine in the back. It’s just wrong not to!

It totally different from a regular ICE car. Good luck!I picked up a 2016 BEV for less (certified). I try to get them to kick it down a bit.Regarding charging. you plug it in and it charges. :)The charging cable it comes with only adds about 4 miles per hour of charging.

I really feel they have a ton more grip than I do. Do I just suck even worse than I think I do?With about 70 hours in AC I would think I be able to at least get 3rd position in that damn race.The thing is, I hate driving street cars with no grip, like that damn BMW Z4.

My experience (and decision) was that if I was going to spend an afternoon underneath the car removing the actuator motor and taking it apart I did not want to risk the free fix failing at some point and having to do it all over again. I believe it’s well worth the $50 $100 to purchase a new gear and not worry about it for another 80k miles or more. Since the first writing of this article, replacement gears have actually gone from $100 down to $20 or less!BMW transfer case actuator motor disassembled (brand new black replacement gear pictured).

That includes the price of tires and other consumables, which I have said several times I did not include because those are common. But if you want to do a mile per mile comparison of cost of a model 3 TCO go for it. If you take into account EVERYTHING I have done to the car, I am around $2500. That with Tires, coolant replacement, cabin air filters, brake fluid change, and I sure some other things I forgotten. No major “omg this maintenance is so expensive!” items. Hell the tires on our 3 will likely cost 2x what we paid to re tire our Prius, and will probably need to be done twice as often.

Be patient. Good negotiations won end in a day or two. I manage to net thousands off the “discounted” (right. not) Internet price simply by knowing my options, reasonable prices, and remaining polite (but firm). And this is all without angering the salesperson either. Don make life miserable for salespeople. It okay to play hard ball; it not okay to be an aggressive and unreasonable asshole. There is a difference.

Seats that tend to fit well in the middle of back seats are the Sunshine Kids/Diono Radian, Britax convertibles, Graco MyRide, and Evenflo Triumph 65 or Momentum. Seats that allow bracing (forceful touching of the front seats) are Britax seats and SKJP/Diono Radians. Other seats that may fit well are the Maxi Cosi Pria 70 and First Years True Fit.

The great recession is still in progress and till it’s gonna be there for quite sometime. It has affected each and everyone of us. But I was wondering what are the things that we learned (or are still learning) from the meltdown. I personally have learned two things;1. We all must have savings, no.

And buy something fun but not so insane? If you want to buy an M3 later, you can always sell your car and upgrade. Congrats on that first off.$50k for a vehicle at your income is within a reasonable purchase price for a vehicle. Put a decent chunk (20%+) down on it and keep the financing short.

I would tend to disagree while they don set lap times that are that much quicker than a GT3, they much harder to drive faster/better than a GT3. The GT3s are much more forgiving. I was in an IMSA race a week or two ago driving a GT3 and had to contend with GTE drivers who were slower than me in the corners, but (a little) faster on the straights, meaning they try and pass me in the corners, wouldn succeed, get bad exits from the corners then try again on the straight, get alongside me, try and pass, etc etc.

The interior build quality is not on par with a Porsche but it definitely not bad at all. I actually prefer the interior design to that of a other modern sports cars over driven because it driver centric and doesn feel claustrophobic. I hate large wrap around center consoles and huge dashboards that make me feel like the car is swallowing me. The Evora cabin is fairly open and a generally nice place to be. It has all of the technology I need without anything extra.

They use the 8 series for marketing reasons it the car they want to sell with that program. This has been brought up many times before. What the point in spending millions on a racing program without a plan to get a return on that investment?Trying to get a favorable BoP? Thats what every team needs to do in a BoP class.

Thanks for the reply. I curious, when you say your sons “love their screen time”, can you give more detail? I ask because my son basically begs constantly for it. On weekends for example he basically just follow me around begging until I get frustrated enough that I tell him if he asks again he won get any screen time for the rest of the weekend. If he in front of a screen, I swear I could walk away for 10 hours and he just sit there playing. My daughter eventually gets bored and will look for something else to do, and she never begs. I had some concern my son desire for screens is outside of what normal, but I don have any comparison so I don know if that true.

But by your measures it would be easy for you to write a bulletproof regulation for level 4 vehicles right now. Because maybe the first will be somewhat available in 3 5 years (maybe). You can also choose any different topic including fast changing technology and define a set of rules today which will be valid in 5 years.

When our boys were born (14 months apart) we purchased a Graco double stroller. thing couldn’t turn corners for anything. couldn’t stand that. haven’t any problems and I have been using the thing almost everyday for the last few months. seriously LOVE this double stroller. can even push it and turn corners with 1 hand. is that awesome!

However, the person who first developed a rotor was Abraham Louis Perrelet (1729 1826), one of Switzerland’s greatest watchmakers of all time, considered the father of the automatic watch. He introduced the concept in 1770 and was way ahead of his time since the invention was better suited to wristwatches and Perrelet lived in the pocket watch era. Obviously, the watches couldn’t move in pockets enough to wind the mainspring, so the rotor system didn’t perform well. Another Swiss watchmaker, Abraham Louis Breguet (1747 1823) improved self winding watches and named them “perpetuelles” (the likely source of Rolex’s term). Other watchmaking greats of the 19th century advanced the concept. But it wasn’t until World War I that Rolex perfected its system and automatic watches became popular.

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After hours on the World Wide Web, the cheapest option I could find was a universal 02 sensor for 67.99 at AutoZone. I also came across some posts for VW’s, BMW’s, and Mercs all stating that they were using cheap Ford oxygen sensors, and replacing the harness plug, like you would have to do with the universal 02 sensor anyway. I could not find any documentation on someone using this sensor on an MKIV, but others stated it works great on their MKIII, so for the greater good of mankind I gave it a go.

If your BMW incident happened in Michigan, and you had a prior incident, you probably would have got a citation. The police know that people that drive a BMW can afford to pay a parking fine. One of the reasons why you see so many pieces of crap on the road, because the police don’t bother to ticket people if they know there is no money in it.

They told me that I can install it with the seatbelt method and I just wouldn’t use the base. Apparently it’s just as safe but I’m not sure how comfortable I feel with that. I’m just disappointed because we did a lot of research before deciding on this seat and now I don’t know whether to just send it back.

3) Pete Buttigieg. Now I going to preemptively defend his 3 slot by saying, I don think he in any way qualified to be President. That being said, he the top contender for VP. He carries himself extremely well with very desirable VP traits. He friendly, humble, charming, charismatic with solid understanding of a surprising range of issues. His few solutions were mediocre, but he seemed pretty washy on taking hard stances anyway. It obvious he doesn have the experience of many people on the stage, but he a solid campaigner from a very critical state; which is the dream scenario for a VP pick.

Convenient that only the ones that you say are reputable just happen to prove your point. You even posted a CNBC article, which I thought was the equivalent of a four letter word on this sub. Even Bjorn doesn consider the model 3 a luxury car. If the S is lacking luxury features, how is the stripped down model 3 going to be luxury?

There are those among us who shine, there is no question of that and their wins should be celebrated. But, rather than being blinded into idolizing them, why not instead hold them as models of what we are individually and collectively capable of becoming?”You’re not anyone in America unless you’re on TV.”

Put the Defender outboard on passenger side for the teacher to help your son in/out of the car. It’s easy to buckle/unbuckle; by the time school starts, your son may be able to even do it himself! (And if the teacher or any other school parents complain to you about the extra 30 seconds it takes to buckle a child into a 5 point harness, tell them that at his young age and size, those 30 seconds make ALL the difference to his safety in a car crash. Isn’t a child’s life and future worth 30 seconds???).