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  •  Actually, the Model S battery pack IS swappable (2+ / 0-)
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    Lawrence, netop

    It was designed with the idea of a 5 minute battery swap.  

    Not by mere humans, but through some heavy machinery since the batteries are really heavy.

    However nobody has stepped up to the plate to handle the infrastructure issues associated with swapping out batteries.  And the pricing challenges are a huge problem.

    The design is there, but nobody is taking advantage of it.  Yet.

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