jray3
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Barriers to EV Adoption are falling rapidly

Fri Feb 16, 2018 12:11 pm

This video is a month old now, but wonderful insights into EV market fundamentals by Pod Point CEO Erik Fairbairn, an EVSE vendor in the UK.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k7k3Mzknm8&feature=youtu.be

Given the battery capacity and cost curve, it seems quite possible to repack an i-MiEV battery for dramatically increased range in the near future. Just need the time and a source of passive income.... It appears highly unlikely that Mitsu will step up, given the effort that Nissan has gone to to prevent capacity upgrades to early LEAFs...
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 87,000 miles
2012 i-ES traded at 21,648 miles
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt,170 kW, 32 kWh
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 10 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh
1965 Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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