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N.Y. Startup Breaks Ground with an Off-Roading EV

Posted August 16, 2017 9:00 AM by dstrohl
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In July, New York State-based Bollinger Motors revealed an all-electric sport utility vehicle that promises serious off-roading capabilities.

At first glance, the Bollinger B1 looks like a prototype for the first-generation International Scout or Land Rover Series 1, but below the exposed rivets there’s four-wheel independent hydro-pneumatic suspension offering 10 inches of wheel travel and adjustable ride height for up to 15.5 inches of ground clearance.

Could this be the first mainstream off-road EV?

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08/16/2017 12:28 PM

Does this mean we need charging stations in the woods?

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08/16/2017 2:30 PM

Already in place:

Wiki: Currant Bush

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08/16/2017 6:11 PM

Ok, I am sure LynDoor already has a converter for me to convert the currant from that bush to the current to charge my off road E.V. Let me hear the sales pitch. It better be better than the Sham Wow, and Flex Seal pitches.

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08/16/2017 7:27 PM

Oh, my. Sham-Wow, Flex Seal, The Popeil Pocket Fisherman, OxiClean.

Billy Mays, Vince Offer, Ed McMahon, George Foreman, even the inimitable Ron Popeil... these and many more pitchmen yearn to represent the fine products flying out the door of LynDoor Industries and her varied and far flung subsidiaries.

However much like KrisDel (our only worthy competitor for the wildly popular and utterly useless products that we manufacture and distribute) we have discovered that pitchmen can detract from the product being pitched by being more interesting and seeming to be more realistic and useful than the product itself.

So, that will have to do until I or my partner (recently returned from sabbatical in South America, pursuing our quest to determine if Russell from the docudrama “Up” is correct in his statement "There are no tigers in South America.") can devise a convincing pitch for the newest re-re-release of the LynDoor® EndLess Current Currant Device™.

Please have your people call my people if you have any good ideas.

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08/16/2017 7:31 PM

Very well, I will wait with anticipation.

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08/17/2017 12:29 PM

Does this mean we need charging stations in the woods?

Nope. If you notice, the vehicle comes with a canoe... when you run out of charge and realize that you're now "up Sh_t Creek" you can paddle it back home!

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08/17/2017 12:35 PM

Actually, that canoe is just a terribly cleverly shaped solar panel. It may be a few days before you can return home though.

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08/17/2017 3:33 PM

Is that a sales pitch? From a Conman? Wouldn't be the first time.

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08/18/2017 6:32 PM

All he needs is a manufacturer and 40,000 units sold annually to meed the price point.

I won't wait up.

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