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EEVBlog 1432 - Owning an ELECTRIC CAR for 12 Months & 17,000km

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Dave shares his thoughts on owning a fully electric Hyundai IONIQ car after 12 Months & 17,000km

spackard:
$0.44USD per kWh on that fast charge, FYI.  That's $15.18USD gasoline equivalent (not including road tax).
But, yeah, it's a car review.  Don't get sidetracked by my post.  Just an observation.

bdunham7:

--- Quote from: spackard on October 29, 2021, 03:58:52 pm ---$0.44USD per kWh on that fast charge, FYI.  That's $15.18USD gasoline equivalent (not including road tax)

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So you multiplied 0.44 * 34.5kWh/gal to to get the equivalent energy cost per gallon, right?

Now can you tell us what the huge flaw is in that analysis?  I'll wait....

jonovid:
the 2 yr mark is when the battery starts to show signs of age. loss of range. if your a in a daily charge cycle.
Im assuming that an electric vehicle is just another battery operated appliance but larger   cordless drill on wheels

sandalcandal:

--- Quote from: jonovid on October 30, 2021, 05:18:01 pm ---the 2 yr mark is when the battery starts to show signs of age. loss of range. if your a in a daily charge cycle.
Im assuming that an electric vehicle is just another battery operated appliance but larger   cordless drill on wheels

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The battery management strategies used in cordless tools are very different to those used in automotive. Standard warranty for an EV battery is 8yrs and has been for a while. There have been numerous discussions elsewhere on this forum...

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