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GCC: Towing a camper with a Tesla Model X: Thank Elon for Superchargers!

Sun Apr 07, 2019 4:39 pm ... erchargers

Still a long way to go before BEVs will be reasonable for towing use or longer road trips, for anyone who has time constraints:
Overall, Jenny said accommodating charging stops added extra days to their trip—perhaps an extra 50 percent to their travel time compared to the gas-powered vehicle they towed with before. “We had to just accept going a little slower and not driving as far in a day.” She said it worked fine for them, but says they have the luxury of a (mostly) retired lifestyle to accommodate it. “We couldn’t have done it if we still had to get back for work deadlines. And I don’t know what I would have done with kids during all that time charging,” she said.

Fred said he did it "just to show what can be done."
Guy [I have lots of experience designing/selling off-grid AE systems, some using EVs but don't own one. Local trips are by foot, bike and/or rapid transit].

The 'best' is the enemy of 'good enough'. Copper shot, not Silver bullets.

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