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IEVS: Automatic Rapid Charging Robot Becomes Reality, But Not From Tesla

Thu Aug 16, 2018 3:55 pm

I'll believe such automatic connector systems will be commercially viable only when someone puts enough of this type of system out in the field and has collected long-term reliability data that shows O&M costs are reasonable.
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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