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Comment Re:Driving yes, but charging? (Score 1) 990

My trucks tank isn't even 20 gallons. Look, gas has a huge energy capacity per gallon and transferring a liquid into a tank is very quick. Its unlikely we will get EV charging down to that level in the near future. The question is, is it worth taking an extra 10-15 minutes a few times a year that you are going over the range in order to not pay for gas the rest of the time. Certainly a salesman in their car all day would find it onerous but for me, who would probably only need to visit a charging station 5-6 times a year, it isn't really that big of a deal.

Comment Re:Driving yes, but charging? (Score 1) 990

how many people can haul a 4x8 piece of ply in their commuter car? I mean its a real use case for me, which is why I own a truck that I use rarely, but regularly enough during the year to be worth owning vs renting. Most people, however, drive to the home improvement store, rent one of their by the hour trucks to get your project load home and then return for your car... or more likely you just don't buy 4x8 sheets of anything.

Maybe one day I will have a plug in hybrid truck, but it will likely be a while before my truck needs replacing. In the meantime getting my household's commuter vehicle converted to electric probably makes sense.

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