The Model E (ME) is supposed to be deployed as the "affordable" Tesla, the Tesla for the common man/woman. It is supposed to be the car that the average person would be able to afford and buy. The question is where would these cars be charged? Looking at the streets of an average city in the US at night, cars line up both sides of the streets. If Tesla( or any manufacturer for that matter) is serious about making (fully) electric cars as common as their gasoline counterparts are now, something has to be done. I really can't see people buying thee cars in large numbers w/o the means to recharge at night. And if you are renting, where does your charger go? Will we ever see the day when driving down a street in a city like NYC and most cars parked on the street are fully electric? The only way that would be possible is to break through the range ceiling. Imagine an Electric car that has unlimited range because it recharges itself continuously while on the road with no outside input. Besides the initial charge, the car would not need to be ever plugged in again. In fact such a car could really help the power shortage problem by feeding the extra power back to the grid at night or at any time for that matter. I know, some of you are going to point to the second law of thermodynamics and say that is impossible. Hold on, the idea is not to break any physics law. Ever heard of regenerative shock absorbers? There are other technologies that could be used as well...Is Tesla doing research in that direction? I really would like to talk to Mr. Musk about this, anyone knows his email address?...What does the Tesla community think?
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