Another more direct way to alleviate some pressure on the number of charging stations needed, or to alleviate “range anxiety”, is to increase EV battery and energy storage technology to increase driving ranges.
Fortunately, driving ranges have been steadily increasing over the years, from a maximum range of 94 miles in 2011 to a maximum range of 520 miles in 2022.
That’s a median range increase of almost 3.4X.
Driving range has also nearly doubled between 2018 and 2022.
That range is expected to increase further, as significant investment is being poured into battery research.