SageBrush wrote:I think they are accurate, but misleading since Japan is heavily over-represented. Compare networks outside Japan and the ChadeMo network fades. Compare networks outside urban centers and the ChadeMo network is hard to find. Adjust for malfunctioning stations. Uggh. Adjust for 45 kW charge rates (at best) and the ChadeMo network ... sucks.
Agree, CHAdeMO is not for everyone. In my suburban neck/region of the woods and where I travel, there are many times more useable CHAdeMO locations than Tesla Supercharging locations. Although more prevalent in urban areas, there are plenty of CHAdeMO stations on the west coast in between urban centers. As they say, YMMV.
All the players relatively neglect the "fly over" areas, though Tesla does a much better job in these areas to support long distance travel.
Yes, the CHAdeMO blanket in Japan is quite dense. Are there numbers for Tesla and CCS in just North America to compare with CHAdeMO?
Agree, would be helpful to get CHAdeMO charge rates up 2-10x and of course vehicles that can charge at that rate.
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