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Here's the flaw with your argument
Posted by vvk (more from vvk) on Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:16:28
In Reply to: Re: Your results may vary, Tom G [Profile/Gallery]
, Wed, 14 Feb 2018 12:53:10
> 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+.
1. Tesla owners were probably the only people able to get out with no issues, since gas stations ran out of fuel and a lot of people could not buy gas. The problem was exacerbated by the huge traffic jam that caused ICE cars to run out of fuel on the way. The EVs don't use any energy standing in traffic and use very little at crawling speed. So a Tesla would likely be able to drive that distance to Jacksonville without recharging. However, if a recharge was needed, the superchargers were open and available.
2. Tesla temporarily increased the range of certain models during the Florida disaster with an over the air update. The people with base 60 and 70 models got their capacity bumped to 75 for free. And Tesla did NOT use this as a PR opportunity. They did it quietly and under the radar.
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Posts in this Thread:
- OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, MI-Roger , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:50:56
- Yes, the range is true, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:50:33
- Re: OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 19:52:13
- The problem with EV ranges...., Noel , Fri, 9 Feb 2018 14:16:10
- These kinds of trips are no problem at all, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 20:55:20
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., EGD , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 18:16:18
- Idle fees, A1-turbo, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 06:07:24
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., Snowmobile , Sat, 10 Feb 2018 06:03:34
- Re: The problem with EV ranges...., Craig, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 12:05:15
- I'm not an early adopter and think Teslas are, Noel , Sat, 10 Feb 2018 11:28:05
- Re: I'm not an early adopter and think Teslas are, No Snaab, Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:58:01
- It depends. We can do the whole run in one day, Noel , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 11:09:35
- I agree 100%, MI-Roger , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 07:54:48
- Sad reality of vehicle range, MI-Roger , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 08:53:40
- 4 mph, vvk, Wed, 14 Feb 2018 04:02:33
- lease does not make any sense, vvk, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 21:02:47
- autopilot, Snowmobile , Tue, 13 Feb 2018 07:16:49
- Plug-In Hybrids, i.e. Chevy Volt, Bill Homer, Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:38:34
- Chevrolet Bolt, A1-turbo, Sun, 11 Feb 2018 10:53:09
- Re: Sad reality of vehicle range, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Sun, 11 Feb 2018 09:44:19
- Current Tesla ranges, A1-turbo, Fri, 9 Feb 2018 12:02:13
- Re: OT: Polite question to the Tesla S Owners here, Justin VanAbrahams, Fri, 9 Feb 2018 09:54:30
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