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Photo by Igor Djokovic, camping above San Juan river, Arizona USA

I haven't been everywhere...
but it's on my list!


Photo by Igor Djokovic,
camping above San Juan river,
Arizona USA



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Solar powered motor home built

It may not be a production vehicle but it show what can be done.

https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/10/solar-powered-motorhome-promote-sustainable-energy/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social_video&utm_t erm=1_1&utm_content=24137_students_Netherlands_sol ar_powered_van&utm_campaign=social_video_2021
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Great to see students involved in projects such as this.

Perhaps using an existing vehicle platform like a VW multivan may have made the project more relatable to people, but thats just my thoughts.

The EV market is on an unstoppable climb now. Rivian, Ford F-150, GMC and others going electric as many more hybrids. Will be interesting future.
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It may not be a production vehicle but it show what can be done.
Well as a concept it looks very smart but in reality it has to be crash tested & that's where it would fail, so then they have to make it strong enough to protect the occupants, not forgetting the added weight of mandatory ABS, airbags etc etc & that would double its weight & half its endurance, or more.

Hydrogen powered engines are the future, not EV`s.

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Hydrogen has been spoken of as the fuel of the future for over 30yrs.

It never seems to get there.

EV’s are here, now.

Either is fine IMO
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