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Old 09-07-2017, 06:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hurricane evacation and electric vehicles

So what's the plan?

Worse case scenario you live in southern Florida, something like a tesla isn't going to get you out of there, not even close with out having to stop for an extended charge up.
Even living some where like Houston with the much more common garden variety leaf, it will get you away from immediate danger with its range but that is only about 1/2 to 1/3 of the way to ideally where I think you would want to ride out a really bad one. Obviously a tesla could easily get you away from the coast no problem. But most people can't afford a tesla and most people that can probably evacuated via first class air plane ticket and doesn't care about their house or vehicles because it's all insured.

Don't leave your pets or electric vehicles behind. It's cruel and inhumane.

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