Where will you be charging - at work, work or?

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  1. JayGT4

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    Just saw this new section, I'll start! What will your charging habits be?

    Will most of you be charging - at home or at work? Anyone hoping to have an Electrify America charger pop up around them or at a close dealership so you can mostly charge for free?

    I'm personally hoping that my local dealership (Porsche Irvine) gets a charging station since I pass it daily on my commute and can easily top up in just a few minutes after work since my commute isn't many miles. It'll give me a frequent chance to drop in and check out what's in the showroom too :)
     
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    I'll be charging mostly at home for my convenience - I have a 3 charger setup where the 3 chargers can split/share the load and charge up to 3 EV's at once sharing a 100 amp 240 volt circuit - the charger's dynamically adjust load to share while up to 3 EV's are charging, and as each EV finishes the load is then redistributed to the remaining EV(s) until all EV's are fully charged.

    home charging and never getting in the car with an "empty" fuel tank in the morning is one of many pleasures of owning an EV in my opinion - it's full every morning just like my cell phone after charging overnight - also home electricity rates are typically much cheaper than public charging network rates - so it's also cost effective.
     
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    I'm hearing the charger will be inductive, so they'll probably just supply you with a 'mat' that you can place on the garage floor to charge the car whenever you pull-in. Should be pretty nice.
     
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    inductive charing would be awesome.
     
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    Primarily home charging (assuming Porsche is so kind as to make a Taycan for me), as I live in a very remote location and public chargers are/will not be very convenient. Longer term my aim is to roadtrip my car, so learning the “on the road” etiquette will be v. Important!
     
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    I plan to sneak into my neighbor’s garage twice a week and get me some free ‘lectricity
     
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    Interesting. First I've heard of an inductive charging option. I assume the charging rate will pale in comparison to direct charging cable though? Wonder how much slower....
     

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