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  •  Most EVs measure in miles per kW efficiency (1+ / 0-)
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    So I guess the .3 is the reciprocal of what I'm used to seeing.  I get around 4.5 miles per kWh in my Leaf.  I charge at midnight (timer in the charging equipment) and pay Time of Use charges of 9 cents/kWh.  Since I have solar, I sell power to the utility at much higher rates.

    Right now you can lease a 2012 Leaf for very low rates, literally less than most people pay in monthly gasoline bills.  The electricity bills are trivial.

    In capitalist America, bank robs you!

    by madhaus on Tue Nov 13, 2012 at 11:41:41 AM PST

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