How a Better Routeplanner (ABRP) eliminated my EV Range Anxiety
Plus a clear-eyed look at the state of non-Tesla long distance driving for EVs in the US
I have a huge secret. First, I’ll say I’ve loved being an EV owner the last 4 years. I took my vehicle to and from work 5 days a week, 70 miles round-trip, no issues ever. No need to stop and recharge, as my Bolt’s 238 miles of range was always enough even in Massachusetts winters. I occasionally got stuck on the ice, sure, but gas-powered cars can have this problem at times. Never slammed into a wall accidentally, ran over something (or someone!) on the road, and never needed a jump start.
No my secret is much more embarrassing because it’s so …