Is fuel cost the reason you bought a Volt?

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> On Dec 11, 2017, at 3:31 PM, Rod Hower via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> wrote:
> 
> There are 4 parking spots for EV's in the deck at downtown Kent.  Work pays 
> for me to park in the deck but the Chargepoint chargers cost 35 cents/kWhr 
> (and that's the discounted rate for people that have deck parking, otherwise 
> it's 54 cents/kWhr).  It's cheaper just to use gas in the Volt, so I don't 
> charge there.  It's 42 miles round trip to work and in the summer I do EV 
> only, but in the winter I have to use about 10 miles gas on cold days.  It 
> would be nice if they charged a reasonable rate for charging!
> 
> 
>    On Monday, December 11, 2017 5:46 PM, Cal Frye via EV <ev@lists.evdl.org> 
> wrote:
> 
> 
> There is a bit of contention for spaces where I work. In my assigned 
> garage, there is one L2 charging station, with one space designated for 
> EVs. A week or so ago, the designated spot was occupied by a Volt that 
> seemed to have been abandoned - it was parked in the space for four days 
> straight, as far as I could tell.
> 
> Nearby, an obstruction was marked off with several orange cones. One day 
> when I was leaving, I moved one of the cones to block the space adjacent 
> to the Volt, and sure enough, the next day that space was available for 
> me. We'll see how long I can get away with this subterfuge.
> 
> I have been contacting the parking authorities from time to time trying 
> to make a case for marking two spaces for a single charger, probably 
> time to do so again.
> 
> Cal Frye
> 
> PS - I've seen a Ford CMax, two Volts, four Leafs (including mine), an 
> i3, and a Bolt all circling the space, fortunately not all at the same 
> time. It's certainly time to request more chargers!
> 
>> Dan Baker via EV <mailto:ev@lists.evdl.org>
>> December 8, 2017 at 7:27 AM
>> Hey everyone thanks for the response so far. I agree now, better to try a
>> more friendly method then resort to push & threaten. So frustrating
>> though, easy to get caught up. Would love to see some of those printed
>> cards/flyers Mark!
>> 
>> Cheers
>> Dan
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