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Re: Car2Go/ ShareNow Ending service in North America on 02/29/20
« Reply #20 on: July 27, 2021, 11:03:04 AM »
https://www.boropark24.com/news/revel-to-launch-blue-electric-taxi-service-next-week
Mark my words: this will fail, how do you run a fleet that will need constant recharging? How will you pay employees in a market that can afford to have part time employees (less cost) and still be competitive?


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Re: Car2Go/ ShareNow Ending service in North America on 02/29/20
« Reply #21 on: July 27, 2021, 02:35:20 PM »
Mark my words: this will fail, how do you run a fleet that will need constant recharging? How will you pay employees in a market that can afford to have part time employees (less cost) and still be competitive?


Yup, like I said, doesn't sound viable:

How does it make sense (in dollars and cents) to use EVs if they require downtime to charge? A regular cab can drive near-24/7 (multiple drivers sharing the same car), that saves money over an EV that has to charge for x hours a day. Hard to believe the fuel (electricity) and maintenance costs make it viable.