Updated: Feb 5
00:30:42 Steve Hanrahan: Any information on battery management system for the vehicle? Steve
00:30:43 Robert Sanchez: Any plans to design and build variants on the basic model? SUV, combo welder, ambulance, armored cars. etc.
00:37:41 Jeff Ebert: I have a battery question... :-)
00:37:46 Jeff Ebert: :-)
00:38:22 Robin Friedrich: Availability timeframe??
00:38:27 Jim Tucker: What is the range fully loaded? (250-??).
00:38:39 James Taylor: Double cab with a short bed? This is the standard model?
00:39:04 Steve Hanrahan: What type of battery architecture?Cylindrical/pouch? Steve
00:39:37 Ken Sheldon: The lack of an axle would seem to pose significant limits to payload and towing capacity.
00:41:20 William Starr: Will you produce 2 wheel drive trucks? Cheaper and many fleet managers probably do not want their employees driving around in 600hp trucks.
00:44:51 Ken Sheldon: Using a hub motor has a number of benefits, but reliability of any system drops as the number of components increases, Are there other configurations with fewer motors?
00:46:48 Collin: Type of charging connection? And charging capacity?
00:48:15 Robert Sanchez: What is your company doing to expand charging infrastructure? Some jobs are remote far from towns and cities.
00:48:27 Robin Friedrich: Thinking about 4-wheel steering in the future?
00:57:26 Andreas Matzakos: How does it compare to Cyber truck?
00:57:31 Ken Sheldon: 2021 F-150: 4,021 to 5,014 lbs
00:58:37 Ken Sheldon: f-350: 5,878 to 7,737 lbs
01:02:46 Robin Friedrich: A Rivian is more compatible
01:06:23 Kevin Douglass: Thank you Michael. Excellent presentation. All the best to you all.
01:13:17 Randy Hildebrandt: It now #1 leader
01:13:19 Ken Sheldon: google says 30 Gw
01:19:01 Collin: Haven't we had a presentation before from them?
01:40:57 Collin: We have a TxETRA Fall 2019 presentation in our youtube channel https://youtu.be/IBcg6_1bMJo
01:48:00 Ken Sheldon: zzzzz
01:53:30 Robert Sanchez: As some of you know Elizabeth Spike a former meeting attendee and Sierra Club member is working on a DRAFT proposal for getting lower income folks into EVs. If she is able to share with third parties I will request it and forward to those that may be interested. I may have solicited information from some of you and your other organizations.
01:56:42 Robert Sanchez: I passed her project and contact information to Smitty. But still send me the information you have. You have her contact information I assume.
02:06:44 Robert Sanchez: Nuclear fusion is the joke about always being the fuel of the future. H2 makes metals brittle. I read about this over 30 years ago. I guess a physical property won’t change. A niche fuel and use.
02:10:14 Robert Sanchez: Take money from pollution control enforcement and place into roads. Fewer coal and nat gas plants, fewer ICE vehicles and refineries and oil wells.
02:10:54 Robert Sanchez: Fewer nuke plants as well the next ten years.