This is the title of the community education class I provided May 3, 2022 on behalf of Rochester Public Utilities and Rochester Community Education. Click the title to be taken to the post where the presentation PDF can be downloaded.
I left out a couple of newer slides that compare internal combustion engine (ICE) and electric vehicles to avoid going over the allotted time. Here is the content of those slides.
|Powertrain Moving Parts||2000||20|
|Energy efficiency (source to wheels)||15-25%||75-85%|
|Recharging at home||Not available||Plug in at home|
|Recharging locally||Local gas station||Public DCFC or L2 (AC)|
|Recharging on road trips||Truck stop||DCFC (car nav)|
No engine noise
Low center of gravity
|Health and safety impacts||Fuel and exhaust both toxic|
Fuel explosively flammable
|No fuel, no emissions|
|Winter driving||Slower warm-up|
Can’t idle in closed spaces
Preheating in closed space
|Getting to remote destinations||Plan to have enough fuel||Plan to have enough charge|