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Analysis: These are the hidden costs of EV range

11 days ago   |   By Autocar

More batteries increase EV range but add costs and reduce efficiency
Buyers want long-range EVs, but bigger batteries offset the environmental benefits
Despite the vast advances in electric car technology in recent years, range anxiety remains an issue for prospective buyers. A survey last year by the Transport Research Laboratory , for example, showed that only 50% of consumers would consider an EV as a main car if it offered a range of 200 miles, but that figure rose to 90% if the range increased to 300 miles.
That's reflected in the success of cars such as the Hyundai Kona , Jaguar...
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