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At home chargers running on 220/240v high amp line can charge your car 'fully' overnight (I think about 4 hours). The travel day I was speaking about is your daily commute not a limit per day. Yes the big issue is a road trip vacation. Most of the EV owners stop at a place where they can charge and eat. One hour is usually enough to get the battery to +80%. If you were to do 700 miles in a day you'd probably extend your trip about 1.5 hours for charging. (yuck) My problem is most hotels, where I travel to, lack a charger -- so this is my EV issue. I want to stay and charge overnight. I drive 210 miles one way (3.5 hours) and would want to charge at the hotel overnight and wake up fully charged and back on the road worry free. Hotels are slowly adopting charging stations, on property, but not fast enough.
 

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Yeah - it is a huge infrastructure problem and one where I think the electric grid may lack the capacity currently to implement enough of this. Then there is the question of fast charging versus slow charging being harder on the battery longevity. This point is a battery tech problem - and one that I hope gets better over time, but if I end up shortening the life of my (very expensive) battery pack in order to do fast charging that begins to cut into the value proposition of electric.

Don't get me wrong - I WANT electric to work. I just see less value in it as it currently stands than what the hype surrounding it seems to indicate.
 
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