For as many plaudits as Tesla has received for its cars, plenty of its success must lie with that network of Superchargers. The far-sighted idea to build out the recharging infrastructure necessary to make road trips possible in an electric vehicle has surely done much to win friends, particularly among those vocal drivers for whom the inability of a car to drive across several of the smaller states in a day is an instant disqualification. Outside of Tesla’s walled garden, things can be a lot more confusing. There are different kinds of plugs. Some charging stations take all day to top up your battery; others can do it in a handful of hours. Maybe you get to the right charger, but an inconsiderate jerk in a gasoline-powered car is parked in the spot. These are all annoyances in the lives of EV early adopters and things that we’ll need to change before those dreams of an all-EV passenger fleet are realized. ChargePoint is one of the companies that wants to get us there, and on Wednesday it raised another $50 million to help it do so. As most EV drivers will know, ChargePoint’s network is pretty extensive, with more than… Read full this story
- Tesla Model 3 Already Whooping Gasmobile A**
- Tesla Model X Narrowly Misses Man While Crashing Into Gym
- Tesla Model 3 just may be worth the wait
- GM claims the Chevy Bolt gets 238 miles per charge. Here’s why that’s misleading.
- Reality Check: Tesla Model 3 Sales are Bad
- Tesla Model X Smashes Into Gym, Driver Blames Unintended Acceleration
- Anchorage police search for shotgun-wielding thieves after 2 gas stations robbed hours apart
- Anchorage police seek 4 suspects in Spenard gas station robbery, shooting
- This station wagon Tesla Model S certainly looks interesting
- Will GM's Record-High Discounts On Chevy Bolt And Volt Pressure Tesla? - Tesla Motors (NASDAQ:TSLA)
Why the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt are going to kill the gas station have 302 words, post on arstechnica.com at May 5, 2016. This is cached page on xBlogs. If you want remove this page, please contact us.