Skip to comments.First They Came for the Muscle Cars .....
Posted on 01/19/2021 8:51:56 AM PST by Red Badger
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“This is technologically possible, but as likely to happen as the flying cars we were once promised. The reality is that there will never be enough of these taxis available at times of peak demand to avoid long, frustrating waits.”
Sure it can. Every household now has 2-5 cars in their driveway. In the future from what I have read the plan is the auto manufacturers will own them and supply the service.
This will not happen overnight but a period of years
“I’m racing to get my Mustang back on the road so I can enjoy it before the fascists outlaw it.”
Building a ‘65 right now. Back from the painter last year. Hopefully end of summer.
Every time.....follow the link I sent for the new Tesla Roadster......
650 mile range..... charge to 1/2 full in under one hour on the road.....
You can charge it at night in your garage as well...
LOL, did you fight the change from 8-track to cassette tape?
Tortoise and the Hare all over again.
The electric hare has to stop and rest a lot long than a gas powered tortoise would have have to.
Especially in cold weather.
Gored your sacred cow, did I?
Exactly; there’s nothing heroically difficult about driving 1000 miles. I used to drive from Tucson to Portland regularly. The first leg was 1000 miles or so, with two stops for gas, coffee, and to take a leak. That 1000 miles took about 17 hours, at which point I’d pull into a side road somewhere in the Modoc National Forest, sleep for a few hours, and finish the trip in the morning. Probably could have made it straight through, but I never did.
Coming back, I’d stop for a nap two or three times.
Ahhh, you read the plan.
GM (aka Government Motors) wants to decide where you go and when, and you are fine with that?
Suppose your car arrives, and you instruct it to take you to the gun range, a political event, or a religious service. The car decides you shouldn’t go there, drives away, and reports you to the mother ship. What do you do then?
Besides, it is simply not economically feasible to have enough on-demand vehicles available to satisfy your needs, and the needs of everyone else in the area at the same time.
How long would you willing to wait for your ride?
What sacred cow? Electric cars?
However it looks like your sacred cow of gasoline-powered muscle cars was gored, butchered, cooked, and BBQ’d.....
Performance stats don’t lie......
Most gas cars get about 340-400 miles per tankful.....
The new Tesla is 650 miles at full charge.....
20 minutes at a Tesla Supercharging station gets you an 80% charge which is about another 520 miles.
Home charging is much slower, but it charges while parked in the garage.....
“How long would you willing to wait for your ride?”
How long do you wait now? Not long.
I’m pretty sure they will have the logistics worked out if you need a car to pick you up at 7:30 it will be there at 7:30. The free market system will prevail
Crazy. Those old VW vans are worth bank these days.
My two door truck is maybe rarer..but not as popular. That an my truck is custom...
Been offered $50k for it....
We shall see.....
This article is full of crap. It does not mention the real reason why muscle cars became extinct by 1974.
Two words: energy crisis.
Nothing will ever go wrong in your perfect world. Glad to hear that!
cars last at least twice as long as they did in the 70s
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