If you can't afford a $100,000 Tesla Model S (and let's face it the vast majority of us cannot) you probably really shouldn't even consider an EV unless you have a dedicated place to plug it in daily.
In his article Alex Davies even mentions the people that carry the charging cord with them and plug in surreptitiously to accessible 110-volt outlets when they can't find a 220-volt charger. This isn't really practical most of the time because the charge rate at 110 is slow that a Nissan Leaf will take 30 hours to fully charge. For many people an EV is a great option, but it's definitely not for everyone. ?
A Two-Day Battle to Charge My Car Convinced Me We’re Not Ready for EVs | WIRED
Until the public infrastructure improves, people who can’t plug in overnight are in for a very serious headache.
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