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Electric cars can't cut UK carbon emissions while only the wealthy can afford to own one


Re: Really?

> Charging stations:- There are now over 1000 more EV charging locations than petrol stations in the UK

The pure number isn't actually helpful.

It takes under ten minutes or so with my car standing at a petrol pump (including paying) to get 560 miles worth of fuel into my current car. From what I've seen when researching what to replace it with, it takes at least a couple of hours at most charging points to get 280-ish miles of power into an EV, So for the same mileage, I'd need a charging point available for four hours - 240 minutes again ten.

So to provide the same actual capacity of pump time, you'd need 24 times as many charging outlets as petrol pumps.

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