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Tesla Model 3 Road Trip: Super Fun, But Some Planning Required (#CleanTechnica Review)

June 17th, 2018 | by Chris Boylan

With our factory fresh Tesla Model 3 back from the body shop, and Memorial Day weekend upon us, it was time for my family's first real road trip in our new electric car. As first-time EV owners, how would we handle the trip? Would range anxiety kick in? Would we get stranded by the side of the road, out of juice? Or would things be more or less comparable to driving an ICE car ... only better? Read on to find out


Road Trip In The Smart Electric Drive

September 28th, 2014 | by Stephen Grinwis

The Fear Of Road Trips Often discussion of short-range electric cars raises a terrifying specter: The Road TripTM. According to [&hellip


WAVE 2011: EV Road Trip Race!

October 6th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

All sorts of races and challenges for electric cars have been successfully completed this year, and the WAVE 2011 is no exception. The WAVE is a road trip through Europe, stopping in cities such as Paris, Vienna, and Prague. Each leg of the trip is 75 miles, with no more than 250 miles allowed per car per day – still much farther than most people drive!


Road Trip! Testing EV Highway Practicality in Europe

August 26th, 2011 | by Charis Michelsen

It's not uncommon to see incentives for buying an electric car, but owning one is another matter entirely. Electric cars have many qualities making them attractive as urban commuter vehicles – particularly when driving through heavy traffic. The question of how an EV does on a longer road trip is one that does not as of yet have a definitive answer. France, for example, is installing charging stations on its highways, but that project isn’t finished



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