My First Range Anxiety Experience and Other EV Road Trip Fails

Somewhere in northern Ontario, between Wawa and White River, I had my first true range anxiety experience. Unexpectedly, the Tesla navigation system started telling me to slow down if I wanted to make it to my next destination. This seemed odd as there was a charger before my next stop in Terrace Bay, or so I thought. That’s when I noticed that the White River Supercharging station was now greyed out on the screen and I was being routed to the next one. Clicking on the symbol, it was now showing as out of service. This left us with the decision to turn back and fully charge in Wawa, or press on. This is how not to plan an EV road trip and how to avoid range anxiety issues. Failure to Plan Let’s back up. … Continue reading My First Range Anxiety Experience and Other EV Road Trip Fails