Though a battery researcher told me he thinks Tesla’s performance claims for its new Roadster are plausible, there are many other factors besides batteries that affect acceleration. So let Jason Fenske from Engineering Explained walk you through the basic physics of how Tesla might pull this off.
Rear-wheel drive, six speeds, a drop top and 150km of curves along the Pacific Coast. This is what driving a car can be.
Imagine pulling into a parking space that charges your EV wirelessly while you go and pop a pill for dinner. The eCoupled induction charger for electric cars is one car-related doo-dad showing at CES this week. The future’s now, apparently.