13 EVs No Longer Eligible for California’s EV Rebate: Changes Effective December 3
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13 EVs No Longer Eligible for California’s EV Rebate: Changes Effective December 3

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.

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PG&E Power Shut Downs: Implications and Opportunities for Electric Vehicles
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PG&E Power Shut Downs: Implications and Opportunities for Electric Vehicles

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.

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The Federal EV Tax Credit Needs To Be Torn Up (Part 1): What Are The Right Goals?

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.

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EV Adoption in the US: A Supply, Rather Than Demand Issue
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EV Adoption in the US: A Supply, Rather Than Demand Issue

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…

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8 Required Activities For Legacy Automaker Executives
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8 Required Activities For Legacy Automaker Executives

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.

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Average Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) is a Useless Indicator of Required BEV Range by US Consumers
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Average Daily Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) is a Useless Indicator of Required BEV Range by US Consumers

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.

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