Multi-Vehicle Households in the US: A Huge Opportunity For Lower-Range EVs
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Multi-Vehicle Households in the US: A Huge Opportunity For Lower-Range EVs

As EV fast charging infrastructure gets built out and 200 miles of range can be added in ~20 minutes, then range and charging concerns become secondary to vehicle cost. In the near term, offering shorter-range EVs to 2 or more car households at a lower price point might be one of the key approaches to significantly increasing EV sales in the US.

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GM and EVgo Partner to Add 2,700 New Fast Chargers Over the Next Five Years
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GM and EVgo Partner to Add 2,700 New Fast Chargers Over the Next Five Years

General Motors and EVgo today announced plans to triple the size of EVgo’s public fast charging network by adding more than 2,700 new fast chargers over the next five years. The new EVgo fast charging stations will be available to customers beginning in early 2021.

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42% Of Legacy Automakers Still Don’t Offer An EV in the US
The biggest hurdle to adoption of electric vehicles in the US remains supply, as 42% (14 out of 33) of legacy automaker brands that have vehicles for sale in the US - still do not offer an EV (either BEV or PHEV) for sale in the world's second largest auto market.

42% Of Legacy Automakers Still Don’t Offer An EV in the US

The biggest hurdle to adoption of electric vehicles in the US remains supply, as 42% (14 out of 33) of legacy automaker brands that have vehicles for sale in the US - still do not offer an EV (either BEV or PHEV) for sale in the world's second largest auto market.

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How An Increase In Telecommuting Might Impact The EV Charging Mix

Workplace charging has long been touted as one of the keys to electric vehicle adoption, particularly in major urban and suburban office markets. But as potentially millions of office workers continue to permanently work from home a majority of the time after stay-at-home orders are rescinded, how might this impact the role of workplace charging in the coming years?

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Electric Vehicles Have Lower Well-to-Wheel Emissions in All 50 States and DC Than Gas-Powered Vehicles
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Electric Vehicles Have Lower Well-to-Wheel Emissions in All 50 States and DC Than Gas-Powered Vehicles

In every state and the District of Columbia, PHEVs and BEVs still have lower well-to-wheel emissions over similar conventional vehicles running on gasoline or diesel.

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Low Gas Prices: The Double-Whammy Negative Impact on US EV Sales

The COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on supply chains and consumer spending will have a negative effect on electric vehicle sales in the US, likely for the next 12-18 months. But a potential double whammy impact on EV sales is the lowest gas prices that many regions have seen in the last decade or more.

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US Hybrid Sales Rebound in 2019 – Will Hybrids Steal EV Sales in 2020?
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US Hybrid Sales Rebound in 2019 – Will Hybrids Steal EV Sales in 2020?

fter a general downward trend in sales since the all-time high in 2013, regular gas hybrids are making a strong comeback in the US. In 2018, hybrid sales reached their lowest level in the US since 2011, but bounced back in 2019 reaching the highest level of sales since 2014.

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