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Rob Spiegel
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Re: Electric inside and out
Rob Spiegel   4/25/2013 1:33:24 PM
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Good point, MyDesign. I can see that hybrids will continue to improve and continue to come down in price. They will come down in price partly because of increased volume over the next decade and because of competition. I can't see this path for EVs.

Charles Murray
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Re: Ne EVs
Charles Murray   8/26/2013 8:24:55 PM
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You're right, Gorksi. The 20-minute charge makes a big difference. The problem right now is finding a fast-charge station. A 440-V charge won't be allowed in homes.

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Re: Electric inside and out
Trenth   2/12/2014 7:22:00 PM
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It seems plug in hybrids like the Volt are the ideal choice for now.  The vast majority of trips are less than 30 miles.  

Charles Murray
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Effect of temperature
Charles Murray   3/21/2014 5:51:56 PM
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AAA Motor Club says electric car range can be hurt by temperature extremes.

 http://www.freep.com/article/20140320/BUSINESS0104/303200084/AAA-electric-vehicles

 

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