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Folks,

Reacing out to the wisdom of the group to find the best software to make this happen.

What: I want to go from Denver CO to Pensacola FL in my 2017 Bolt.

Why: I want to get my Bolt licensed in FL no CO.

Now, I could drag it using a car dolly, and I may still do that if need be... However I would like to drive if I could find a reputable application that can legitimately map out a trip where fast charging would be an option.

It's 1500 miles, with a lot of empty Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi between here and there.
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I just can't take on that type of trip if all I end up with is a 110v plug. 馃槵

So: What apps will help me see if this cane be done at all?

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At least for me, your link to an ABRP trip just sent me to their homepage. It didn't work any better than my attempt, so maybe it isn't just me. Seems link something they could do.
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I wish you luck and an enjoyable trip. One word of caution. With the degree of build-out we now have with EV chargers, and the sometimes iffy reliability of the units, I would suggestion you don't stretch out your stops so that, should the EV you are at is no working correctly, you have no other viable options to head out to.

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I wish you luck and an enjoyable trip. One word of caution. With the degree of build-out we now have with EV chargers, and the sometimes iffy reliability of the units, I would suggestion you don't stretch out your stops so that, should the EV you are at is no working correctly, you have no other viable options to head out to.

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If you use that outlook, you just haul the car on the trailer behind a truck if you are outside of California.

The other option is to map out a good route in "abetterrouteplanner" (henceforth abbreviated ABRP)and then check each and every station it wants you to stop at in plugshare to make sure the stations are working, and that they actually have a CCS plug at the station you need (in the past sometimes ABRP would direct you to a CHAdeMO station even when you had it set to CCS) if one or more of them are iffy you can tell ABRP to not use that station and re-plan the trip.

Personally I set max charge in abetterrouteplanner to 80% and target arrival charge of 5% and have it plan out the route... otherwise it sometimes wants you to charge up to near 100% for some odd reason, and that is a huge waste of time.

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At least for me, your link to an ABRP trip just sent me to their homepage. It didn't work any better than my attempt, so maybe it isn't just me. Seems link something they could do.
I've had better lucky using Google Chrome rather than explorer with almost everything and specifically ABRP.
 

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ABRP uses cookies so your planned trips show up when you go to the web page... anyone else will get the normal start page.

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Hmmm, you can turn cookies off, perhaps he isn't using them.

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ABRP has an option to share your trip with others or to transfer the trip to another platform. It was this function that I was attempting to use. Funny, my own link won't work for me now.
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After playing around with ABRP I found it to be un-useful. When I plan a trip I use a combination of PlugShare and Google Maps, which I find to be easy, clear and intuitive.
 
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