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Eberhard 16 (0:29)
Topic(s): Car Culture / Electric & Hybrid / Future Transport
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We get the question, "are you going to make an electric SUV?" Today, electric cars are still all about the batteries and for me to make an electric drive train that could drive the great big giant wind sail of an SUV through the air would require a fairly large battery pack and make the car just too expensive. We have to make cars that are architected as more efficient cars to make them work as electric cars today. There may come a day when battery technology is so good that I could actually make an electric hummer and make it make sense but I don't know how to do that.

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