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    Thursday, September 07, 2017

    Something To Think About When Buying An EV

    So You Want To Buy An Electric Car? It Requires Some Planning

    Sonari Glinton, September 4, 2017 (National Public Radio)

    “…Two electric cars meant for the masses are hitting the market this fall, the Tesla Model 3 and the Chevrolet Bolt. And with India, France and Britain planning to ban the sale of gas-powered cars, electric vehicles seem to have a bright future…[Sales have increased, but remain only] 160,000 out of over 17 million new cars sold in the U.S. last year…[M]any people have never even been in an electric vehicle…[NPR] has been testing electric cars, including a Nissan Leaf, Chevrolet Bolt, Volkswagen e-Golf, BMW i3, Prius Prime and an Audi e-tron…Standard chargers take eight hours for a full charge. The plug on the Level 2 chargers is universal. At supercharging stations that are popping up around the country you can get it done in about half an hour, but they differ…[T]he range anxiety, a concern when electrics were introduced, has eased now that the charging infrastructure is growing…[but] people thinking about getting an electric car should make sure they have consistent access to charging…There are several apps, and websites that track the availability of charging stations…[and] AAA and several insurance companies offer roadside assist for EVs…[The Bolt] gets a range of 238 miles, according to the Environmental Protection Agency…[which experts say] is all the range you need…” click here for more

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