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Re: Your results may vary
Posted by Tom g [Email] (#1951) [Profile/Gallery] (more from Tom g) on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:53:10

In Reply to: Re: Your results may vary, Dave The Ice Age Knave [Profile/Gallery] , Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:25:07
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I think it's premature to say the internal combustion engine (ICE) is dead.

The infrastructure to support a like number of EVs is not in place.

In my opinion, short commutes would work, but planning a long trip and having to further plan where to charge seems a stretch right now. Also, the requirement to stop for 30-45 min every 300 miles (at most) is a show stopper for me.

I know how to gauge a 15 yr old car, a 15 yr old electric motor and 15 yr old battery is a way different and more complicated matter.

Remembering the mass evacuation from South Florida last summer made me wonder how it would have ended if a majority had to depend on recharging? Distance from Miami to Jacksonville is 320+.

EVs are a nice idea, but not for me (my opinion only) and I'm pretty sure ICE will be here for awhile.
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