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...
2012 i-SE "MR BEAN" 110,300 miles
2016 KIA SOUL EV, 90 kW, 27 kWh, 34k miles
2000 Mazda Miata EV, 78 kW, 17 kWh
1983 Grumman Kurbwatt EV,170 kW, 32 kWh
1983 Mazda RX-7 EV 43 kW 10 kWh
1971 "Karmann Eclectric" EV 240 kW 19 kWh