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Sep 23

On board power monitoring and charging info system

2 comments

Edited: Oct 5

I hope to realize the electric vehicle mileage range potential that the Aptera is planning 

Could Aptera speak yet on these topics?:

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Will there be an on board info technology to help monitor battery life, estimate remaining power and navigate to various charging station options, ( conventional and speed charging stations) 

I suppose the charge station info will update significantly... I imagine as electric vehicle 

Or will there simply be smartphone docking to an APP (Cellular communication could be good but satellite might be more reliable)

Digressing from the topic a bit but...

Any plans on security or deterrent options for the charging cord in case “knuckleheads” mess with the cord/steal the cooper cord ? Cut resistant cord ? 

I suppose a spare cord or adapter etc might be prudent 

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Park Dock Charge and Drive - Could there be a safe and reliable indoor (garage or shop) drive on docking station to eliminate cords for daily home charging?

See above photo. I see Tesla is on this already 

If the vehicle is connected to the internet, I hope it is, it would be cellular & possibly WIFI as well when a network is available. Hope it can get Over the Air software updates. Hope there will be detailed data on the center screen and logs to download of battery cell voltages, degradation data, access to all temperature sensors, coolant pump RPM, everything.

2. Good idea, Chevy Volt has the option to honk the horn for a while when cord in unplugged. Other may have this or lock on the receptacle so it can't be removed. If Aptera does, I hope it is optional.

3. Wireless inductive charging? Not sure if that is practical with the shape, distance to the ground, and space restrictions.

Sep 23Edited: Oct 4

Yes topic “3” induction charging... I wonder if the Plugless system could be adapted to Aptera as

here is a 2016 video:

https://binged.it/2mGNBGk

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