SageBrush
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Re: Electric car charging on the road has to be way, way better than it is today

Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:39 am

rmay635703 wrote:what good is a fast charger that’s right next to where I live when no chargers exist along the roads I drive on?

The obvious answer would be that a lot of people are not you. E.g., EV owners that travel to where you live as a destination for an hour or two.
2013 Model 'S' with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
3/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles

rmay635703
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Re: Electric car charging on the road has to be way, way better than it is today

Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:02 pm

SageBrush wrote:
rmay635703 wrote:what good is a fast charger that’s right next to where I live when no chargers exist along the roads I drive on?

The obvious answer would be that a lot of people are not you. E.g., EV owners that travel to where you live as a destination for an hour or two.

About 250,000 + benefit from the situation as much as I do though.
(Which is a big area in this state)

I don’t foresee many “rural” EV owners driving to the cities to use the “qwik “ charger to go back to their farm

SageBrush
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Re: Electric car charging on the road has to be way, way better than it is today

Fri Dec 29, 2017 4:25 pm

rmay635703 wrote:
SageBrush wrote:
rmay635703 wrote:what good is a fast charger that’s right next to where I live when no chargers exist along the roads I drive on?

The obvious answer would be that a lot of people are not you. E.g., EV owners that travel to where you live as a destination for an hour or two.

About 250,000 + benefit from the situation as much as I do though.
(Which is a big area in this state)

I don’t foresee many “rural” EV owners driving to the cities to use the “qwik “ charger to go back to their farm

Or Suburbanites.
Or Urbanites without home charging.

The point is that it is not always just about you, regardless of what your Mommy said.
2013 Model 'S' with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
3/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles

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