I doubt it. My 50k F150 won't be replaced by a 100k+ electric car. I can tow for 300-400 miles fill my tank and go for another 300-400 miles. Until they get Mileage, Cost, and Recharge time under control they aren't going to be taking any major part of any truck business. Even with cars they have a very small percentage of ownership and most of those are just people that want to go "Look at the toy I got".
Yeah I loved Hitchhiker's Guide. The movie made sub cuts but was still pretty close to the book. Ender's Game is the first movie I almost walked out of. They glossed over way to many characters that were important in the book. Heck for a comparison I think Battlefield Earth was closer to the book version than Ender's Game was.... My wife has only read Ender's Game once 10 years or so ago and even she went "Yeah not seeing this again and not buying the DVD". I mean she bought the DVD for Battlefield Earth for crying out loud...
like what? That you walk to the street? Or that you pickup from some central location? As far as going to the street it depends on the area. Around me its all curb mailboxes unless your are in a condo/Apt. But go to my parents and all the mailboxes are mounted box the door so the mailman walks the whole neighborhood to deliver.
Personally I don't see an issue with having to get your mail from the box out at the road. Assuming you aren't going to do something stupid like say deciding that all mailboxes need to be on the same side of the road so someone is gonna have to play frogger to get their mail. As far as the centralized delivery goes that is a stupid idea. If we are going that far just make people pickup the mail from the post office directly and then you can fire all the postal drivers.
Reading the story it sounds like he was told "You only need to change it for an hour at low power charger because the battery will gain back some charge once it warms up". So he only changed it for an hour assuming that they know that it would gain back enough charge to make it to his destination. Assuming he is telling the truth it sounds like it didn't gain back as much charge and the Tesla rep was expecting it would. At no point did they go "Well it says you can go 32 miles so that's plenty". As for the other reviews not having issues lets ask this did they have the same weather and everything? If not then maybe the weather was to blame? Maybe they are bias the other way and they gave it a better review than it should have received?
Yeah. But my fix for that is I have a "junkmail" contact on my cell phone. It sends them right to voicemail. Now I get no calls on my phone from these people because it always goes to vmail and they always hang up. After a few months of that I don't even show missed calls anymore.
Makes my purchase choices easier. I got Diablo 3 and I will never get another game that requires a new connection for single player. Having server downtime for maintenance or being unable to play if the net is down has been to much of a pain when 90% of my play has been single player.
Yeah but how else would they fleece the masses for extra money? What happened to a good game that you could replay and maybe a year or so later get an addon or something else that had been made after the first game was finished. Its why I buy almost no new games anymore. I get sick of the "Oh look we made a new game! Oh and btw while making the game we took a bunch of extra stuff out and if you want it you can buy it for extra the day you get the game!"
You know I was thinking about that on my way home from work. I just got a Ruger 10/22 rifle w/ wood stock for plinking at the range, and was thinking "You know if I take this and put it next to the same type of gun just with the tactical rails/synthetic stock someone would say that the tactical looking one was more dangerous." Even though they are the same guns and would shoot the same