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How Americans Charge Their Electric Vehicles

Discussion in 'North America' started by beeeerock, Oct 2, 2015.

  1. beeeerock

    beeeerock Active Member

    Mar 12, 2015
    Kamloops BC Canada
    Came across this but don't see it linked here just yet.

    How Americans Charge Their Electric Vehicles

    It would be interesting to see how Tesla owners would compare to the Leaf and Volt drivers included in the study. I suspect the 'away from home' charging habits would be different, given that the Tesla actually can GO away from home!
  2. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

    Mar 8, 2012
    What it doesn't say is how many miles are trips (probably none for Leaf, but Volt should have some, even if it's a hybrid rather than an EV and so really shouldn't be in that comparison).

    The only time my Model S has been charged away from home is during trips. Trips account for very close to half the miles I've put on so far (57K).

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