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Slideshow: BMW's All-Electric Concept Coupe

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Charles Murray
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Re: Greeat design
Charles Murray   12/18/2012 6:40:02 PM
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I agree with you about it not being a compliance car, NiteOwl. Some of the vehicles that are being called compliance cars right now may be part of a longer-range plan. This may be one of those vehicles.

William K.
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But what about the air conditioning.
William K.   12/21/2012 8:19:14 PM
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The vehicle certainly looks good, and the performance sounds quite impressive. But my guess is that with the AC on in hot city driving the range will be more like 40 miles than the 100 claimed. Or perhaps, like any true performance car, it does not even have air conditioning. Is there any additional information that would address this topic?

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bobjengr   12/26/2012 10:12:19 AM
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 Beautiful styling and I certainly think the timing is correct for a car of this type.  I also agree with several comments that the "mileage extender" will be a desirable option.   I have one client I do work for requiring a 74 mile round-trip commute.  Mostly interstate driving, and as we all know, traveling the interstate system any more is a real crap shoot.  Numerous times I have been in traffic that extends the drive 30, 40 minutes and even an hour when weather, wrecks, Friday traffic etc are necessary to deal with.   I also see an issue with the probable cost of the car, if we are talking about $50K plus.  A lot on money for what you might be getting. Great post Charles.  Thank you for the update. 

Cadman-LT
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Re: Cars are like phones
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 8:38:50 AM
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Did it really say 1hr at public? Does that mean it would be like stopping for gas, but instead of the 5mins it takes for gas it would take you an hour?

Cadman-LT
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Re: Cars are like phones
Cadman-LT   2/12/2013 9:05:13 AM
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I just think we probably won't see how this all plays out...but our kids will. Meaning it's going to take a lot of time to figure out which rules. VHS or Beta!? 

Robbie1
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Re: Cars are like phones
Robbie1   7/21/2014 9:36:10 AM
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When will these cars get on the street? Such a good looking electric car will get everyone's attention. Perhaps not many people will get one though, some might prefer the supplier for auto body parts and repair their old cars instead.

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