Follow me e-tron

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Follow Me e-tron
Preview-etron 4.0.jpg
Preview-etron.png
Type Automobile, Utility vehicle
Author(s)
FlightGear China
  • 梁思地 Sidi Liang
  • 罗启元 Qiyuan Luo
  • ValKmjolnir
  • 李维昊 Weihao Lee
  • Marsdolphin
FDM JSBSim
--aircraft= followmeEV
followme-PAX
Status Early production
 FDM Stars-4.png
 Systems Stars-3.png
 Cockpit Stars-4.png
 Model Stars-4.png
Supports Tutorials
Development
 Website The website for the Follow Me e-tron developments.
 Repository The development repository of the Follow Me e-tron.
Download Download the Follow Me e-tron aircraft package for the current stable release (2020.3).
Forum 'Follow Me e-tron' topic on the FlightGear forum.
License GPLv2

The Follow me e-tron or Follow me EV is a semi-fictional Follow-me vehicle based on Gijs's work, but an electric-powered version with Chinese characteristics. It was made just for fun.

Features

Being the very first electric car in FlightGear, the Follow me e-tron features a realistic electric supercar driving experience while having an exterior of the classic Renault Kangoo I Follow me vehicle.

Screenshot of the FollowmeEV in Guangzhou
  • Realistic electric engine written in Nasal.
  • Detailed electrical system written in Nasal.
  • Advanced steering helper (experimental)
  • 'AutoCrash' system, which tries its best to keep you on the road.
  • 'AutoSpeed' system, which keeps your speed constant.
  • Auto Hold function
  • Parking radar that detects terrain and alerts driver.
  • Working airbags.
  • Experimental AEB system.
  • Configurable interior with several fully remodeled interior and working switches.
  • Configurable instruments with several styles to choose from.
  • Canvas glass display instrument for certain interior styles
  • Compositor light support.
  • Selectable license plate in Chinese style.
  • Various of liveries
  • Various of messages
  • Full multiplayer support.
  • Multiplayer passenger.
  • Dynamic scenery object placement and management
  • Limo variant
  • Tutorials support in different languages
  • Different interior styles to choose from.
  • Save / Resume function.

Video

Version

The Follow me e-tron is currently released as v4.0.

Change Log

V4.0 New Features:

  • Added a limo varient
  • New texture selector which works better under multiplayer
  • New interior style: Race, 404Design
  • New canvas glass display instrument for 404Design Interior
  • New dynamic scenery object system
  • New models for service station, toll gates, etc
  • Added reverse indicator light

Updates and improvements:

  • Major updates to the UV
  • Major update to the Engine & electrical systems, (much) more realistic performance
  • FDM improvements
  • AEB improvements
  • Minor texture and exterior/interior model updates
  • Sounds updates
  • Added multiplayer model detection support to radar(and AEB which relies on the radar)
  • Many bug fixes

Changes after v4.0 alpha:

  • Added battery remaining display
  • Improvements to Nasal performance
  • Huge bug fixes to the electrical system
  • Many minor bug fixes
  • Added option to adjust steering

Changes after v4.0 beta.1:

  • Added error message to the smart instruments after the battery is drained
  • Bug fixes

Changes after v4.0 beta.2:

  • Bug fixes


V3.0 New Features:

  • Configurable interior with several fully remodeled interior and working switches
  • Functioning Airbags
  • Experimental AEB system
  • Experimental compositor light support
  • Auto Hold function
  • Save / Resume
  • New tutorials

Improvements:

  • Electrical system
  • Brake system
  • Sounds
  • Effects
  • Several bugs fixed


V2.0:

Updated features:

  • Updated interior
  • Exterior improvements
  • Autospeed system
  • New experimental steering system
  • Parking radar system
  • Sound improvements
  • FDM improvements
  • Liveries updates
  • Tons of bug fixes


V1.0:

Initial Release

Statistics

Note: The figure below was measured before the v4.0 release. The entire engine received an update in the v4.0 release and the performance is now way more realistic.

Top speed:

 ≤300kts/555.6km/h

Acceleration

Accelerate up to:

 100km/h: 2.48 seconds
 200km/h: 7.20 seconds

Battery

Electricity usage:

 ---km/charge  (Yet to be determined)

Gallery

Earlier Versions

Related content

Forum topic

FlightGear China

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