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

3-car garage house

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.

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.

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.

Is An Electric F-150 A Big Mistake By Ford?

All-Electric-F-150-Source-Ford

I’m actually not convinced that an electric F-150 is what America needs in the next few years. In fact, if the specifications on the electric F-150 fall short of market expectations and needs, the vehicle could do more harm than good for EV adoption.

10 Questions for GM in Light of Their Latest EV Announcement

Future GM Electric Crossover

On Friday March 22, GM announced that it will invest $300 million in its Orion Township, Michigan, factory (where the Chevrolet Bolt BEV is assembled) and it would launch a new BEV based on the Bolt platform. According to GM’s press release, “It (the new EV) will be designed and engineered off an advanced version […]

Would A Pure Electric (BEV) F-150 Be A Mistake For Ford?

Ford F-150

Ford executive Jim Farley recently announced some somewhat vague electrification plans for the company’s iconic F-150 pickup, with most people interpreting the statements as to include both some form of a regular hybrid or perhaps plug-in hybrid and a pure electric BEV version. Ford has said the hybrid will reach market in 2020, but did […]