[Oeva-list] Does it make sense to buy a lightly used Leaf?

Eric Cha ericc at xenopi.com
Tue Dec 10 14:37:32 PST 2013

Fantastic, but I still don't think lack of a QC port on a Leaf is a deal 
breaker for most people, and frankly, I think telling people "lack of a 
QC port is a deal breaker" without any qualifiers as to WHY it would be 
(if it is at all) is doing a disservice to those who are new to EV's.

QC port = good.  No arguments there.
Lack of QC port = not acceptable.  <- I have an argument with that.

But I think I've getting a little bit repetitive here so I'm just going 
to drop the subject and y'all can go on as you please without further 
comment from me.


On 12/10/2013 2:29 PM, Rick Durst wrote:
> I am not sure where you live,  but there are over 40 of DCQCs within 80 miles of downtown Portland.
> According to the AFDC there are 219 DCQCs in the US.
>   http://www.afdc.energy.gov/locator/stations/#results?utf8=%E2%9C93&location=oregon&filtered=true&fuel=ELEC&owner=all&payment=all&ev_dc_fast=true&radius_miles=5
> Nearly 1 in 5 of these are located in Oregon  and over 1/3 of them are in Oregon and Washington.
> Using DCQCs, you can drive from Vancouver BC to Ashland Oregon,   from Seaside to Mt Hood,  to the Oregon Gardens in Silverton and along the Oregon Coast  from Astoria to Florence.
> Not to say that this is the fastest  way to go, but for the 2 trips a year I make to Seattle, I love doing it all electric.  If I were driving to Seattle weekly, I wouldn't drive the EV.  That is what my Veg oil car is for....
> More than 2/3 of the DCQCs have no fee (at least for now.)
> Rick Durst

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