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Old 04-01-2020, 01:43 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by aerohead View Post
I wonder if Alex considers four and five-passenger cars a waste of resources,and the materials used to make them,better spread across the fabrication of one-passenger vehicles,which appear to represent the default capacity of the extant vehicle population.That would really allow for significant battery penetration.
I don't think Alex thinks of such things much, just like most people.

The average occupancy is closer to 2 persons than to 1 (1.7 occupants is the US average).

Is it more efficient to purchase both a 1-person vehicle and a 5 passenger vehicle for those times when multiple occupants are present, or simply purchase the 5 passenger? Which strategy would be cheaper considering registration, taxes, insurance...

Most people don't dream of owning things that have less utility.

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