22 Aug '16, 12pm

AAA Electric Car Recharging Trucks Seldom Used

With 250,000 electric vehicles on the roads now and more expected soon, AAA is considering whether it should expand its roadside recharging service to other cities. But Brannon calls nationwide demand for such services “fairly low.” According to research from Thomas Franke of Chemnitz University of Technology in Germany, most electric car owners soon learn what he calls “stress buffering behaviors” to reduce the risk of running out of charge. They mentally calculate a minimum of the available range they are comfortable and won’t go below it before heading home or searching out an available charger.

Full article: http://gas2.org/2016/08/22/aaa-electric-car-recharging-tr...

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