Sales of electric vehicles will return to positive growth in 2020, with a forecasted volume of new BEV and PHEV sales of 388,880.
California’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project will see two key changes that could create a small shift in sales across various EV models. When the new vehicle eligibility rules take place beginning on December 3, 2019, 14 currently available electric vehicles will no longer be eligible for the rebates from the state of California.
What might the urban electric vehicle charging center of the future offer in services and amenities?
If automakers embrace vehicle to home and grid capabilities in the coming years, they have a chance to minimize the fear of EV "power anxiety" and turn into a huge advantage and opportunity for EVs to become mobile energy storage vehicles.
The US Gas Guzzler Tax is deeply flawed, as it does not tax SUVs, Minivans or pickups and its MPG threshold of 22.5 has not increased since 1991.
Which EV models will likely be the top sellers in 2021 and 2022 and drive the EV sales back to a significant rate of growth?
The Federal EV tax credit isn't working: sales of EVs in the US are slowing, are concentrated in one state (California) and brand (Tesla). It is time to tear up and rethink, not tweak the current tax credit.
One of the comments you often hear from legacy automakers and the anti-electric vehicle camp is that "consumers don’t want EVs." “There are no customer requests for BEVs. None. There…
Electric vehicles are clearly the future of the automobile industry - the only question is how quickly EVs are adopted by mainstream consumers. Those automaker executives who don’t actively seek to understand and immerse themselves in the coming wave of EVs risk eventually working for an automaker that experiences a slow death.
The average of 30~ vehicle miles traveled per day in the US is an over simplistic statistic that fundamentally ignores the non-average trips most Americans take each year. Using this statistic to argue than Americans do not need longer-range BEVs is simply not realistic and a misuse of the average VMT number.