Definition of range anxiety in English:

range anxiety

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noun

[mass noun] informal
  • Worry on the part of a person driving an electric car that the battery will run out of power before the destination or a suitable charging point is reached: range anxiety is often cited as the most important reason why many are reluctant to buy electric cars
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    • The forthcoming advancements in battery technology, charging stations and electric vehicles are likely to diminish range anxiety among EV drivers.
    • "I think people would buy more electric cars if there was more charging infrastructure, and that would really help remove any range anxiety they have."
    • Range anxiety and sticker price is a huge obstacle for EVs.

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