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Spotted two i3s on the M27 within ten minutes this morning. A black REx heading east at J8 and then a silver one going west up the hill at Fareham.
 

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Just shows the jump with the Leaf or Volt in terms of value for money. I wonder how much of that is a reduction in the design price vs benefits of economies of scale, though.
Not sure whether to continue on this thread, but @dpeilow inspired me to write the following blog-post. I went ahead and expanded my analysis of EV to average ICE ratio to the 2012 Leaf and 2012 Volt. Spoiler alert... The ratios are close to even with the 2012 average car price.
 

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Seven LEAFs today - 3 on charge, 1 Amperra and 1 i3. On journey from Teesside to Metro Centre & back.
 

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Interesting way to compare the costs. Shows you how far we came in 15 years. Does that mean in 15 year an EV will cost half the price of an ICE ;-) I might have to revise my predictions on the end of ICE thread.

I hadn't realised it was so long ago the EV1 came out. Seems like only yesterday. I was actually working in Phoenix, AZ in 1999 and saw one go past - I was like a kid seeing the real Santa. Or the time I walked out of mission control in Kennedy space centre and there was the Saturn V.
 

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Been down to 'The Smoke' for the past couple of days.

Saw an i3, a Leaf and 2x G-Wiz's. Surprised I didn't see more EVs to be honest, but I was shocked at how many Prius's I saw.
 

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Not random... Went to the Nethercutt Museum and Collection with the Orange County Tesla Club this past Saturday.

Spotted the following at the Collection:

IMG_20150328_133014 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132959 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132913 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132918 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132921 by dennis_p, on Flickr

Of course, the GM EV1 is more interesting (Roadster motor, anyone?)

IMG_20150328_132850 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132548 by dennis_p, on Flickr

IMG_20150328_132900 by dennis_p, on Flickr

Interesting that the price of the GM EV1 was $43,995 and the average car price in the US at the time was $14,000. That means that the EV1 is about 3.14 times the price of the average car.

So, the average car price in 2012 is around $31,000 and the Model S is average around $100,000, that means that the Model S is about 3.22 times the price of the average car. However, considering what you get in a Model S vs. an EV1.
The Rauch & Lang info.."Todays Electric car technology has not evolved much from this 1914 example?!"
 

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The Rauch & Lang info.."Todays Electric car technology has not evolved much from this 1914 example?!"
Dated info obviously...
 

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Saw a white Model S while out cycling from Twyford back to Winchester yesterday. It had just come off the M3.
I guess this was the one I followed through Burley in the New Forest onto the A31. It did look good. My wife said I can buy one IF . big IF, I win the Lottery! Earlier a Grey Leaf in Pennington, Lymington. I'm not counting my son driving my Leaf to meet us for a family picnic at Stoney Cross.
There was a Grey Leaf in the background on the BBc News report of the Hatton Gardens Burglary this morning.
 

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More likely some useless Junior Home Office Minister there for a photo opportunity, for him/herself.and to explain that Crime is falling under the xxxxx!!
 

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Working on the South Bank, London means I so so many EV's everyday its becoming the norm, on average 1 Kangoo ZE, 1 ENV-200, 1 Modus, 3 Tesla model S, 1 Zoe, 3 Leaf, 3 BMW i3 and occasionally a Twizzy
 

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3 Zoes, 1 i8 and 1 leaf

As I pop home to walk my pup at lunch I am in 2 different car parks a day so I usually see all the typical EV's at least once a day.

Thought I'd take a pick of this though as I've only seen 3 i8s in Glasgow.
 
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