And............... cold weather?Keep in mind that EVs are less efficient on the highway. An EV with 300 mile EPA range will get about 250 miles highway. Then you need about 80-90% safety factory so in reality you only have about 200-220 miles useable range. So yes you need a 300 mile EV to make that trip safely.
Exactly; he knows this!.............Some people don't really have a train option.
But it isn't about your USUAL daily travel anyways. It's about your MAXIMUM daily travel. If I need to drive further one day, I need more range. I need a range to cover any potential driving I may have on ANY day.
I still say the "Achilles Heel" is the ability and speed of (partial) recharges, at affordable pricing.For my weekend day trips to Napa wine country, I go between 190-225 miles, depending on route.