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      05-18-2018, 11:47 AM   #51
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Why do all traditional car-markers think that an electric car should ‘look special’ by introducing strange design elements? It’s only a car.

Just look at Tesla: design a beautiful car without trying to differentiate electric cars designs from combustion engine car designs.
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Q: Why can't EVs just look like "normal" BMWs?

A: Private sales of EVs simply aren't successful when they aren't immediately recognized as an EV. I believe this is due to the need for EVs to deliver clear "virtue signals" that the owner/driver is environmentally conscious. This messaging is a significant part of the appeal of these vehicles.
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