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Not so easy to make a quick getaway when it takes 3 hours to juice up your motor, eh Brits?

Jimmy2Cows Silver badge

70L takes about 3-5 minutes for me. Seems to depend a bit on the station.

But whether it takes 2 minutes, 5 minutes, 10 minutes... quibbling over minutia. It's still between 6 and 30 times faster than a fast charger, to get vastly more range (300-1000 miles depending on ICE car and fuel vs. an hour for maybe 100 EV miles).

Multiply by the number of pumps per station vs a single fast charger and should be obvious to anyone there needs to be hundreds of thousands of fast chargers to even compare equally to fuel stations.

Comparing counts of fuel stations to fast chargers is deliberately skewing the figures. It's highly disingenuous and doesn't help anyone make an informed decision.

Fairer comparison methods could be energy delivered per hour, or vehicle throughput per hour, for fuel stations vs chargers. Will never happen though as they expose how massively underprovisioned charging points are.

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