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Old 10-03-2018, 05:53 PM   #81 (permalink)
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At a show-and-shine a few years back, a guy showed up with a Rabbit EV conversion (that had been done by the State of Oregon) with a Rabbit trailer.
Gotta be Mr Sharkey. He made two such pushers.

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I say the solution is to not use an EV on long trips. Everyone I know has an ICE vehicle, so plenty to temporarily trade with. My family has more than 1 vehicle anyhow, so one of them can remain an ICE.

A good compromise is a PHEV.

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