“For the first time ever we will have the 2017 Electra Meccanica Solo on full Autoshow display for people to see, touch, sit in and order! First Solo deliveries are now planned for May, and with over 500 orders already on our books I expect new orders placed will deliver around July 2018 when we have our production lines ramped up.”
See Electra Meccanica CEO UpdateI was hoping for news that deliveries to buyers would start this month but delay happens. I suspect the last remaining issue is USA/Canadian governmental certification. I don’t know whether they’ve been forced to remedy some deficiencies or it’s the sluggish bureaucracy of paper-pushers. Whatever. This probably means I can take delivery of my red beauty in summer when I will be able to drive it everywhere immediately. I was just in conversation with a documentarist about ways and means of exploring Manitoba electrically and documenting my travels. That should be fun, much better than wait-wait-waiting… In the meantime I’m working on getting a bunch of seeds to germinate. Another growing season may keep me sane during the wait.
We’ve been here a while – search
- 2015 - Year of the GNU/Linux Desktop
- market share
- renewable energy
- small cheap computers
- smart phone
- Solo EV
- that other OS
- thin client
- thin clients
My MissionMy observations and opinions about IT are based on 40 years of use in science and technology and lately, in education. I like IT that is fast, cost-effective and reliable. My first use of GNU/Linux in 2001 was so remarkably better than what I had been using, I feel it is important work to share GNU/Linux with the world. Now that I'm retired I still use GNU/Linux on every computer in my home except the smartphones which run Android/Linux.
Lately, I've been giving lots of thought to the world I inherited and which I will leave to my descendants. I'm planting grass, trees, flowers and vegetables in my large lot and I've ordered a Solo EV. I plan to charge my Solo by means of a tracking solar array. Life is good if you have a purpose. I do.