Featured Barriers to EV adoption

Discussion in 'Prius, Hybrid, EV and Alt-Fuel News' started by bwilson4web, Jan 13, 2018 at 6:58 AM.

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    Here is a screen shot of one take away:
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    About a month ago, I surveyed EVs in the USA and generated this chart:
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    That 200 mi threshold makes sense. If combined with a 'cat nap' cubby:
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    Put the car on a charger and catch 20 zees and it would work. Of course the logical solution is make car seats, including driver's, that can stretch out for a cat nap.

    Bob Wilson
     
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    I'd own one now, but I live in an apartment so an EV will never be in my future. As for charging stations away from home/work - I'm not quite sure there is one in the entire state of Indiana, and if there was, it's powered by Coal.
     
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    First off, I am a plug-in hybrid fan, not today's BEV. Just I'd like to suggest:
    • http://www.plugshare.com - this will show the local charging stations. You want to look for J1772 chargers.
    • Survey apartment and nearby parking places looking for external 120VAC outlets. Then open negotiations.
    BTW, I can throughly endorse either of our plug-in hybrids.

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    i'll own one when there are more models to choose from. or maybe a used leaf for the right price in the near future, depending on the size compared to the prius. i only need 50-60 mile range.
     
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    Lucid???
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    those 2 very high powered "Tesla killer" concepts will likely never come to be, based on how much tech trouble they're having. In fact, when they tried to clone the Model X features of auto door open &/or self park at one of the conventions .... well .... let's just say, "crickets".



    Yea, that had to be embarrassing.
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    LOL, where do i sign up?:p
     
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