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Re: [EVDL] "Pig Pack" option (was:The 10000 pound gorrilla... batteries)

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Re: [EVDL] "Pig Pack" option (was:The 10000 pound gorrilla... batteries)

Bill Dube <[email protected]> wrote:
> ...
> The consumer would say to the cost of the optional pig pack
> "That is crazy! It would be nuts to spend an extra $50,000 when you
> can simply plug it the car in your garage daily instead." "The
> salesman would reply, "Yes sir. That is a very sensible decision you
> have made."
> Bill Dube'

Except that the average consumer would probably say "I'm not going to
pay $50,000 for a 350 mile range when I can just get a $15,000 gas car
that does the same!"

That said, I think range-extending trailers are nice to enable road
trips. About once a month, my family goes to our cabin, which is 300
miles away, and stopping in the middle to charge would make the trip
even worse. I guess an EV isn't practical for that anyways, though,
due to the amount of cargo.


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