cwerdna wrote:gotd77 wrote:in other way to say is every EV should be able to or should capable to do 440V charge. if public place is unable to accommodate you do use or ask you to pay for use is our option to choose
Sure... but go to http://www.plugshare.com/, More Options, uncheck every outlet type except CHAdeMO DCFC and see how many huge holes there are.gotd77 wrote:Fkn sale dude never even explains any of these things and he kept told me his wife drives it and it is greater than any other car!! he even told me his wife's car is 3.3kw charge. i don't know how many people can do 15 -18hr charge every day?? then Nissan told me pay my self to get 240v charging station at home spending almost 1500 dollar. are you crazy?? this guy in Bay area call EVSE upgrade save my life. still end up spend some money and modify my house circuit breaker too.
That's the problem. There are some poorly informed salespeople and others who will lie or say anything to make a sale. Again, you said "his wife's car". Sounds like HE doesn't drive it.
A 15 to 18 hour charge at night isn't at 120 volts isn't required if one's commute is short enough or there's charging at work/destinations. I certainly NEVER do that when commuting since I get free L1 and L2 charging @ work. On L2, it's 5 hours charging tops for me to get to 100% w/a nearly dead Leaf. 1 hour at L2 is more than enough to get me home. Re: "i don't know how many people can do 15 -18hr charge every day" Not many people do that.
Even if I had no charging ability at work, my commute's only ~12 miles each way. I would have no issue w/the commute in terms of range and replenishing charge quickly enough even if I charged only at 120 volts at home.
Re: your range anxiety issues, if you want real solutions, you need to answer the questions I pointed. I highly suspect you're leaving a fair amount of range on the table and not properly conserving energy, as I and recmob have pointed out. Without answers, we can only guess, which isn't productive.
good point! I was worried because my work do not provide L1/L2 charge so i asked this sales dude and he told me i would not need it. it is good to have one but not required for your 50 miles round trip. i don't need to do that point questionnaire because i do 50-60 mile on the hwy and local drive around 35-40miles half and half also no ac with windows rolled up, try to let it coasting as much as i can... for 50miles round trip. when i get home i only get 20% left and start charging for 15hr will not even get to near 100% so is there any body drive better than me?? can you imagine driving with windows rolled up and no a/c on over 90 degree hot day?? that is no joke!