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By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby maryjane48 » Sep 7th, 2017, 10:41 pm

Jaguar has decided that, starting in 2020, every vehicle it builds will have some sort of electric power—either via hybrid or full electric drivetrain. That's not a surprise—BMW made a similar commitment today, and Volvo announced such plans back in July. But the way Jaguar debuted the announcement is simply delightful.


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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Jlabute » Sep 8th, 2017, 2:41 pm

At least the battery will be electric ;-)
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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Rider59 » Sep 8th, 2017, 2:50 pm

Are the Brits capable of making a car with reliable electrics?

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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby seewood » Sep 8th, 2017, 3:16 pm

Rider59 wrote:Are the Brits capable of making a car with reliable electrics?


Phtttt. [icon_lol2.gif] must have had a Triumph or British Leyland in the past... Old Fiats, not much different.. Marreli and Lucas went to the same electrical school.
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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Jlabute » Sep 8th, 2017, 4:25 pm

There is more and more competition, you gotta feel sad for Tesla who can't deliver and sell enough vehicles.
The 2018 Nissan Leaf is coming in less at about $29,900. Nissan now has a slim EV BladeGuider concept that looks cool.

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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Jlabute » Sep 9th, 2017, 6:52 am

British politicians plan to ban gas vehicles totally by 2040. Probably means that you shouldn't be able to buy a gas vehicle by 2032 since that is about the maximum length of time given for financing and it would be wrong to mislead the public into buying and paying for gas vehicles that are soon to be banned.
Even if everyone wanted an electric vehicle, they can't make or sell electric vehicles fast enough in such a short period of time which will mean, either just 10% of the population will have a vehicle come 2040, or politicians and their advisors have fertilizer for brains.
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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Ka-El » Sep 9th, 2017, 6:55 am

I pick "b" :smt045
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Re: By 2020 all jags will be atleast part electric

Postby Jlabute » Sep 9th, 2017, 7:18 am

Does the Nissan BladeGlider really have a drift button? lol. That'd be over-the-top cool.


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