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Plug In West Michigan Podcast - Episode 4 - Used EVs

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Part of WKTV Journal Grand Rapids, MI Community Programming Listen Here: Plug-In West Michigan Podcast ... or find it on your favorite podcast feed like iTunes or Spotify.

New!  WKTV now videotapes the recordings.  Here's the Facebook video link to this show.
Episode 4 Show Notes
Introduction
Host: Karl BlossBlog: www.muskegonevguy.comInstagram @muskegonevguyWest Michigan EV community:  www.facebook.com/groups/WestMichiganEV/Guest: Paul Pancella, Professor and Chair of Physics Department, Western Michigan University

Main Topic:  Used Electric Vehicles
Main points for buying a used EV:How will the car be used?What range do you need for daily driving?  Don’t forget about winter range loss and eventual battery degradation.Do you expect to take it on road trips?Bottom line: does it meet your driving needs?What charging ports and parameters should you look for?Size of the battery pack - translates into rangeOn-board charger - typically 3.3 - 6.6 KW; translates into miles of range per hour of …