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What Do Electric Car Owners Do If They Run Out Of Fuel?


An electric car was on the side of 91 the other day with no one around. If it had been a gasoline powered vehicle I might have thought the owner was walking to a gas station with a can to fill up. But what do electric car owners do if they run out of fuel on the highway? Carry a battery to a charging station? Pay for towing?

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Long Extension Cord?

Couldn't a rescue car get the electric car going by plugging an inverter into the cigarette lighter, and running it for awhile to charge up the electric car?

 
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Not bad...

That's pretty good. Would beat carrying around a car battery.

May be a business opportunity for someone someday - a vehicle that can drive up and give a fast charge.

 

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