OK I understand what you are saying here, but I really doubt that Nissan would be crazy enough to go head to head with Tesla on a 60. Why not make a 40kwh car that has a price point much less than a Tesla base model 60?bigrob90 wrote: The bigger battery is the bigger deal, assuming we are still talking AC charging. There will need to be 100kw DC charging with the bigger batteries, though. But if Nissan makes a 60kwh battery and keeps the 6.6kw charger, I don't think that would be a big deal. If you got a 32A EVSE, you'd be still be able to charge to 100 overnight. And the need for higher output L2 EVSEs would still be pretty limited. If Nissan is able to produce a 250 mile range, price-competitive (with other midsized vehicles, after incentives) EV, then the main issue most people are going to have with it will be its unsuitability for long road trips. And that's only going to be solved with more reliable DC charging access.
Now take that Nissan 40kwh car and add an 80 amp J plug and you would really have a decent car. The problem with CHAdeMO charge stations around here is they are broken 90% of the time. The 2nd problem with CHAdeMO is they are way too costly. (about 30 grand each).
The clippercreek 80 amp unit is less than 2200 by comparison. You could by 15 of these units for the same amount as one CHAdeMO unit that is always offline anyhow.
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