I have a mobile car-wash company and I want my guys to have a fully 220V (2000W-3000W) power outlet available to plug their vacuum cleaners into.

I thought I could buy an electric vehicle to "shoot the both ducks". My guys could drive to the client with their cleaning tools and use that ZERO-EMISSION vehicle as a power source.

I would like to have some of your opinions; do you think it's a good idea to go with an electric car instead of a conventional gas car?

Will I have some difficulties with it, or is it absolutely fine?

  • @SolarMike it was meant that I don't need to have a gas engine running on to not kill the car's battery while using vacuum cleaner via power inverter connected to the 12V power output – aspirinemaga Jul 5 '18 at 21:24
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    You won’t connect a 2000W inverter to a standard 12v cigar lighter (usually 10A) - for 2000W you need nearly 200A at 12v. You should also consider that if you connect directly to the main battery that it will be 300v or more - outside the « normal » inverter input range... – Solar Mike Jul 5 '18 at 21:30
  • Why not consider an auxiliary battery with a split-charge system on a van / pickup that can take all the gear needed anyway. – Solar Mike Jul 5 '18 at 21:31
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    I am sure tapping the car battery for this purpose would void the warranty. – Moab Jul 5 '18 at 21:40
  • @SolarMike I will take a look on this one and will go directly to a dealership to ask them. I'll update the post tommorow. – aspirinemaga Jul 5 '18 at 21:44

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