To Texas and Back in an Electric Vehicle: $240

Pecco Beaufays, wearing Ukrainian colors, displays The Andover Beacon at an electric vehicle charging station in Texas in front of his electric BMW i3s Rex. He and Gail drove 5,103 miles to Houston and back to attend their grandson’s first birthday “What a grand tour … over three and a half weeks!” It cost approximately $240 to charge the car throughout the whole trip. Photo: Gail Beaufays