Charging a Porsche Taycan 4S Using Pikes Peak Mountain
October 30, 2021 ... The nearest charger from the Pikes Peak summit is 30 miles back into downtown Colorado Springs. Although the 12 miles of indicated range was based on driving up a volcanic wall for 20 minutes, we were confident the negative grade would refill our batteries, or in the worse case scenario, make pushing a 2.5-ton Porsche easier. By using its electric motors' regenerative capability, the Taycan can turn the hill's 17 miles of descent into electricity to feed its 83.7-kWh lithium-ion pack with up to 265 kilowatts. Regen peaks at 0.30 g, akin to the braking force you'd feel when stopping from 70 mph on a flat 550-foot exit ramp ...https://media.zenfs.com/en/car_and_driver_581/90ef64cc9bc8b3808256927a91dcbdbf
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International opposition mounts over proposed U.S. EV tax credit
October 30, 2021 ... WASHINGTON, Oct 30 (Reuters) - The European Union, Germany, Canada, Japan, Mexico, France, South Korea, Italy and other countries wrote U.S. lawmakers saying a proposed U.S. electric vehicle tax credit violates international trade rules, according to a joint letter made public Saturday. A group of 25 ambassadors to Washington wrote U.S. lawmakers and the Biden administration late Friday saying "limiting eligibility for the credit to vehicles based on their U.S. domestic assembly and local content is inconsistent with U.S. commitments made under WTO multilateral agreements." ...
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