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Mapping Out an Electric-Car Future

Discussion in 'News' started by TEG, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. TEG

    TEG TMC Moderator

    Aug 20, 2006
  2. bolosky

    bolosky Member

    May 5, 2009
    Why do people continue to believe that? You only need charging at work if the range of the car is so small that you can't make the round trip (plus side trips like going to the grocery store, etc.) on one charge. Even the 100 (meaning really 75, probably) mile Leaf will easily do this for most people.

    It seems to me that the people who keep pushing this idea either want to sell charging infrastruture, or are pushing other technologies (gasoline, hydrogen, diesel, whatever). We should try to disabuse the public of it.
  3. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Voltage makes me tingle.

    Nov 3, 2009
    Smithfield, VA
    Unless ol' Richard Lowenthal is not too intelligent, I don't think he really believes it.

    He's the CEO of a company that manufactures charging stations, so of course that's the spin he wants to send out to the public.
  4. EVNow

    EVNow Active Member

    Sep 5, 2009
    Seattle, WA
    I think having chargers in work places would be a good thing - that is how people in apartments & houses without garages could charge.

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