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Old 01-30-2018, 03:51 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by redpoint5 View Post
That's what I've been saying, but consumers are not willing to own a vehicle that only is suitable for 97% of their trips, despite the fact that it's easy to find a gasser for longer trips.

For some reason consumers think that if it's technically possible to drive an EV across the country, they must do that instead of drive something else.
I believe if/when gas is roughly the same cost as it is and has been in the rest of the world, opinions will change. I have a hard time believing that will happen, but we are seeing hybrid pickup trucks, which in my mind is a huge indicator.
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