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patb2009
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Re: optimism is fine, realism intervenes
patb2009   6/9/2013 7:21:44 PM
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Arev

 

in the 1920's and 30s running out of gas was a problem too.  Before there were service stations you had to buy gas in town at a hardware store.  

 

I imagine as Electrics become more common, you will see wreckers with a rapid jump battery kit, you will see more Level 3 chargers, and drivers will be more careful about how they handle the risks.

 

 

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Re: optimism is fine, realism intervenes
Cabe Atwell   6/27/2013 11:10:06 PM
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30 minutes to charge for a 200 mile distance for a car costing $90,000 a pop? That may be fine for city purposes but not for cross-country distances. Then again would you take a luxury car on a long road trip?

With Telsa's nationwide charging network, perhaps this not be a big deal after all.

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Charles Murray   8/5/2013 6:58:26 PM
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I think you're right, Cabe. Owners might be not be inclined to take their $90,000 cars on a cross-country roadtrip.

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