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i-MiEV Operating Savings Allowed Home Purchase

Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:28 am

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Re: i-MiEV Operating Savings Allowed Home Purchase

Mon Oct 19, 2020 11:23 am

Good 'on ya, Ben Brown! You've been a valuable contributor to this forum for 4+ years now, and member content like your article is a great ingredient for revitalization of the Electric Auto Association!
Having a low range EV as your sole transportation is quite challenging for most folks, but even low income households often have two or more cars, and a cheap used EV as the family workhorse is something they could greatly benefit from. Heck, we're now at the point where a household could run two EVs for the former cost of one- always charging one while driving the other! Our gas minivan is now in reserve duty, getting fired up only for occasional long trips, as carpooling during COVID just ain't happening...

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2016 KIA SOUL EV, 90 kW, 27 kWh, 34k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
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Re: i-MiEV Operating Savings Allowed Home Purchase

Tue Oct 20, 2020 2:06 pm

Excellent read. Congratulations!
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