Source: Ford Focus Electric Homepage
quote: Just providing some raw calculations for your numeric pleasure =]
quote: I notice that allot of the people here who do comment pro or con on these things just assume that people live in a large metro area and have short commutes. That explains why so many people are so pro EV, they just assume that their situation is typical.
quote: What I am surprised at is that you don't point out what I think is obvious here, 16 years, 13 years to a breakeven point? Are you kidding me?
quote: Normally these people have not one iota of real world engineering knowledge and yet they would want to keep a car (16 years) supposedly long after the ultimate battery makes it's appearance? Right.