28 Sep '14, 3pm

Road Trip In The Smart Electric Drive

Road Trip In The Smart Electric Drive

I awoke early on the designated day. I had a fully charged vehicle, and a desire to complete my first ever all-electric road trip. I set off for the charger. It was early in the morning and traffic was favorable. I stopped for breakfast at a drive-through just before I reached the charger, then stopped to fuel up as the car charged. However, before I’d even had a chance to take a second bite of my breakfast burrito, low and behold, a motorcycle comes roaring up beside me at the charger. Turns out the driver was a nice guy named Mike. He swore to himself that if he ever saw anyone charging in middle of the field, that he’d stop and see what it was all about. He was shocked to learn the charge was free (as are all Sun Country Highway chargers). We talked shop for about 20 minutes before he roared away on his motorcycle again. It was pretty cool to talk to him! I finished my ...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2014/09/28/road-trip-smart-elect...

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