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Old 01-31-2019, 02:09 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by The Gritz Carlton View Post
Cool concept...I think, as this technology develops, so will the battery life. If batteries for these RV's become consistent, I can see an exchange program across the country (like gas stations) where you just pay a fee to "swap" charged batteries out at specific locations (maybe truck stops or RV dealers). The battery portion on the coach would become a leased item where you just pay a monthly fee for it's use. I will be pushing up daisies by the time something like this comers along...but it's a great possibility. Electric forklifts have had similar programs for buy the equipment, lease multiple batteries and swap them out between down time or battery replacement costs.
There was a company trying to do that with cars in Israel. It didn't work out for them (not because of the tech, mostly due to mismanagement).
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