What Is The “Minimum Acceptable” Ratio Of EVs to Charging Stations?

How many public EV charging stations are needed within a market to support the charging needs of owners of EVs within a market? The minimum acceptable ratio is actually going to vary a fair amount by the unique combination of factors in each region and market, which is the focus of a follow-on article. With that said, however, my belief is that at least for the next 5-7 years, a ratio of 15-20 to 1 will in fact meet demand in most markets.

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Charging Infrastructure: Is It Critical to Automaker EV Sales Success?

Charging is critical to the EV customer experience. Automakers will need to either ensure a superior customer experience through their own charging networks or by deepening their partnerships and relationships with existing charging networks.

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EVs Require Consumers to Consider New Factors During Their Vehicle-Purchase Process

One of the behavioral challenges that electric vehicles present to consumers is that buying an EV requires them to consider entirely new factors and questions. Say you are in your…

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Stat of the Week: Comparing the Ratio of EV Charging Stations Versus Gas Stations – EVs Win

Almost every article in the mainstream American press about the state of electric vehicle (EV) adoption will include a comparison of the number of gas stations to the number of…

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Statistics of the Week: US Electric Vehicle Charging Stations/Outlets, Sites and Networks

How many electric vehicle charging stations (outlets/connections) and locations (sites) are there in the US? Which charging network companies have the most locations and stations? To answer these and other…

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Electric Vehicle Predictions for 2018: EV Charging

It is that time of year for the cavalcade of lists of predictions to start appearing in the media and blogs. So with that in mind I will do my…

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6 Strategic Mistakes GM Made With the Chevrolet Bolt (Part 2: Lack of fast charging and destination charging networks)

The vast majority of US auto trips are under 100 miles. We drive to the supermarket, nearby restaurant or hardware store; we head to and from work for our commute; and…

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