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Sondors Electric Car

Discussion in 'Similar Vehicles' started by TMOSteel, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. Rickb

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    In order to sell a SONDORs to order delivered to the customers door or to sell a gazillion Elio's at Elio Stores they both have to have a Team and a Team Leader with the ability to build ONE validated prototype.
     
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    Zenith Corp (TVs) once described their hands-on production model as much superior to machine productions that made a mistake, mistake, mistake, mistake, mistake-----
    Getting a complete production model requires real attention to every detail. It can't be a one step process. IMHO I supervised the construction of 25 "Back to the Future rides for Disney/Tokyo. By the time we had finished the 6th car, we almost had the production model complete.:D
     
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    To this day Sondors has spent very little on advertising. He also told me on Sat. that he hopes to build the first 1000 Model Sondors in Italy. I like the man and hope that he pulls it off. A pic. That I took on Sat.
     
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    Doug, does the SONDORs build look as quality fit and finished in person as in the photos?
     
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    Yeah, that is key. Plans are all pointless if you can't execute.

    Well, no, it hasn't. We all knew that it wouldn't. EM never said that the $16M from the Reg A+ would get them all the way to production. It was supposed to get us to a validated prototype, ready for production. Personally, I'm very disappointed that that didn't happen. That was a crapload of money. Yes, they apparently did a lot of design changes with it, and that's all well and good. Hopefully it leads to a better vehicle in the end. But that's not what we were told the money was going to be used for, and that's unfortunate.

    Like I said, different roads, different requirements. My personal opinion is that if EM can pull it off, they will be a much better position, and much quicker, than any of the other three-wheeler startups. While the others are struggling to turn small scale 5k a year production something bigger, even assuming that there is demand for their products (as I've said, I have my doubts about the SRK's broader appeal), EM's much stronger manufacturing base should push them to the front of the pack.

    Assuming, of course, that they can actually pull it off.
     
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    Yes it does, I might add that once the Sondors takes off he wants to build front wheel drives for all You snowy weather guys! With both wheels pulling you through that snow! :p
     
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    Us snowy guys have no trouble with just the rear wheels pushing in the snow, as would most drivers with the properly equipped and driven vehicles.
     
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    Yeah, but FWD is better, IF you know how to drive (I grew up and learned to drive in the Chicago area, and winters were a bitch, dead batteries, stuck in driveways after the plow came by, etc.)
     
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    Shout-out to Elio...
     
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