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roadrunnin

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Message Posted: Aug 4, 2011 5:53:34 PM

If a reasonably priced solar powered car was available, would you drive it? Perhaps a solar hybrid so that it would still function at night and on overcast days.
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Floridaman2013
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 9:28:22 AM

NO, at this time.
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forresj
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Message Posted: Jul 19, 2014 8:56:30 AM

Would I drive a solar-powered car? Answer: Yes

Would I buy one? Answer: If it's affordable.
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 9:40:12 AM

No interest.
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Dennis783
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Message Posted: Jul 18, 2014 7:51:08 AM

cost is only part of it, there are other issues to overcome
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twt
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 4:26:24 AM

Depends on the price.
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poetdog73
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Message Posted: Jun 14, 2014 12:49:30 AM

yes if it was cheap!
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Heavyblaze
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2014 8:19:57 PM

no way
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: Jun 13, 2014 4:30:44 PM

Actually, pretty much everyone drives a solar powered vehicle right now. Petroleum is nothing more then stored sunlight after all...
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mnrick041
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Message Posted: Jun 12, 2014 6:03:07 PM

Probably not, I'll stick with gas for now.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 8, 2014 8:31:52 AM

No...........
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badbobKY
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 3:59:46 PM

yes if it had a back-up system
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davisadm
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:45:11 PM

Not at night!
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 10:20:10 AM

sure, but not when it rains
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 8:31:21 AM

No...not interest.........
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Jun 7, 2014 12:34:10 AM

maybe
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 1:29:05 PM

no.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 6, 2014 7:01:28 AM

no interest.............
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 7:13:52 AM

no...............
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Jun 5, 2014 5:49:02 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Jun 3, 2014 6:29:20 AM

no.............
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the1roadhog
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 8:54:48 AM

Get real, Lucille...
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SoylentGrain
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Message Posted: Jun 2, 2014 7:59:28 AM

I drive one now. We drive a Chevrolet Volt. We charge the batteries with solar panels on a building I own. We are driving about 800 miles a month on solar power.

As far as overcast days and evenings, we produce a surplus of power and bank it with the power company.
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 31, 2014 7:02:56 AM

No interest..........
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 2:19:05 PM

not on a rainy day
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GrumpyCat
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 10:26:27 AM

I'm energy agnostic. Only care about the cost and whether it works.
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 10:04:38 AM

I would, but they don't have one that will meet my needs that is affordable right now.
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shstew
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 9:47:50 AM

Not at the moment
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dontuknowOH
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 9:47:10 AM

I'll just dream about it for the present time.
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 6:52:00 AM

No interest................
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: May 30, 2014 3:05:48 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 28, 2014 7:34:55 AM

No interest..........
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Sugarshaneo7
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Message Posted: May 27, 2014 11:18:50 AM

Possibly , at the speed of a tractor
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 6:40:25 AM

No........
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twt
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 3:19:11 AM

Maybe, but it would have to be proven and tested, first.
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: May 5, 2014 3:11:19 AM

no
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Skyjunky
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 8:34:07 PM

Hell no ..e-nuff with the electric stuff.....
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 2:34:30 PM

no
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Jbart
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 1:51:46 PM

I would test drive one for sure.
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dvc2
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 1:48:11 PM

Never going to happen.
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NemoIL
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 11:24:53 AM

Not practical.
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Boyrr
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Message Posted: May 4, 2014 11:06:39 AM

not on rainy days like today!
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 3, 2014 7:12:51 AM

No interest........
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 11:03:58 AM

If it gets me where I want to go, when I want to go, sure.
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Shockjock1961
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 9:59:42 AM

How exactly would you drive a non-existant vehicle?
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BigHorne1
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 8:15:26 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: May 2, 2014 6:41:28 AM

no..........
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mojo803
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 11:44:35 PM

We don't get enough sunshine
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sit
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 10:36:56 PM

Nope, not for me.
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 9:50:58 AM

Too many rainy/overcast days in my area ...
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jay93LA
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Message Posted: May 1, 2014 8:30:57 AM

not soon
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