Presentation: “When Will EVs ‘Cross the Chasm’ Into the Mainstream in the US?”

In this article I share selected screenshots of several slides from the 36-slide presentation – “When Will EVs ‘Cross the Chasm’ Into the Mainstream in the US?” – and add some underlying comments to provide a high-level flavor of my presentation.

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Electric Vehicles Aren’t Weird Looking Anymore, But Is That a Good Thing?

In a few years when EVs start to become more mainstream, being normal and just being viewed as another car will be a good thing. But for the near term, and in markets where EVs are primarily only being purchased by “early adopters,” EV models have to stand out and be differentiated in a fairly significant way to see exceptional sales.

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8 Factors That Will Affect the Number, Type and Location of Charging Stations Needed to Support Electric Vehicles

We explore the various factors – including autonomous vehicles, ride sharing, super fast charging rates, BEV/PHEV mix and more – that will affect what will eventually become the “ideal” ratio of EVs to charging stations in a regional market.

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