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Who here actually drives an EV/HYBRID?

Anything to do with the electric or hybrid world

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BTZ201
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Re: Who here actually drives an EV/HYBRID?

Post by BTZ201 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:22 pm

My daily commute is about 90 miles. I drive a 2015 bmw i3 with range extender. It serves its purpose ok. My workplace has a couple charging stations I am able to use.
However I would not recommend it as a commuter. Windy days can be dangerous, I have been blown into a completely different lane on the freeway.

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Re: Who here actually drives an EV/HYBRID?

Post by PackardV8 » Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:08 pm

BTZ201 wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 1:22 pm
My daily commute is about 90 miles. I drive a 2015 bmw i3 with range extender. It serves its purpose ok. My workplace has a couple charging stations I am able to use.
However I would not recommend it as a commuter. Windy days can be dangerous, I have been blown into a completely different lane on the freeway.
Interesting. I put a lot of seat time in an i3 without range extender and never noticed any crosswind sensitivity. Wonder if the COG/COP is radically different?
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