Going Electric: A 1500 Mile Road Trip (Premium)


When deciding to buy an electric car, we knew that for about 98% of our driving, our Model Y would be optimal – no gas, low maintenance, and a mostly comfortable ride. But there is one area that was a known point of potential friction, road trips.

The move to electricity means a lot of things change but one new item that comes with the ownership of an electron-swallowing automobile is range anxiety. Meaning, you are concerned that you will run out of juice in the middle of nowhere without a way to charge. In a gas car, this is not much of a concern as fuel stops are all over the place but with electric car charging, it’s easy but also complicated.

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