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Old 12-29-2011, 08:46 AM   #1
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EV Charge Stations along I5

EV wave is coming! My next car will probably be that Honda sports EV at this rate.

http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/Charging-stations-on-I-5-due-by-spring-2429053.php
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:05 PM   #2
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What happened to the hydrogen highway?
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Old 12-29-2011, 05:25 PM   #3
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Not sure, but if charging stations are getting installed, Canada won't be far behind.
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What happened to the hydrogen highway?
I'd say the idea blew up.
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the guys over at lambo vancouver said there are 60-70 pre-orders already. don't quote me though.
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Old 12-29-2011, 05:38 PM   #6
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So how long will it typically take to fully charge an EV? Seems like they should place motels at these stations as well should these cars a considerable amount of time to charge.
if you are business minded, this is your goal...hotel, restaurant, play area etc...
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Old 12-29-2011, 06:00 PM   #7
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if you are business minded, this is your goal...hotel, restaurant, play area etc...
should take between 30 minutes to several hours according to the report, so it sounds like a plausible idea, however, I get a feeling they'll be placed pretty closely to already established businesses
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Lame.. I want to keep a V8 forever.
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They key is for us to all keep out current beasts and then use an EV as the DD!
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i drive 5km to work. i have absolutely no need for an electric car as my dd.
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