Tesla Model S P85
Distance on 1 charge: 425 km (265 miles)
Fuel Source: 6.7 kW photovoltaic system (home)
Shortest Full Charge Time: 40 min.
0-100 kph (60 mph): 4.4 sec.
Top speed: 210 kph (130 mph)
Torque: 443 ft-lb.s
Born in 1950 in Oakland, California USA
1999 – 2002 EV1 55.000 km
2008 – Current Tesla Roadster
2012 – Current Tesla Model S
EV Miles Driven: 174,000 (280,000 km)
BS degree in Mechanical University of California Santa Barbara
1975-1977 Operations Manager Zamil-Soule Steel Co., Dammam, Saudi Arabia
1981-2013 Owned commercial construction contracting company
2012-2016 President North Bay Chapter of the Electric Auto Association
Driving with Alan from Halifax to Los Angeles
Driving with Alan in China
Driving with Alan from Kazakhstan to Bucharest
Marilyn Merrick & Matt Gauss
Driving with Alan from Bucharest to Barcelona
TOTAL DISTANCE: 26.835 km
I have read dozens of reports about the overall (lifecycle) energy use and emissions of Electric Vehicles compared to that of fossil fuel vehicles and all of the findings show that EVs use about half of the energy and produce about half of the emissions, depending on the fuel used to produce the electrical energy. Plus, they are just more fun to drive.
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