Not All EVs are Equal
New Car Dealers and Retail Innovation in California’s Plug-in Vehicle Market
By Eric Cahill and Jamie Davies
Summary of the Evidence on the Effect of Monetary Incentives on the Sales of Advanced Clean Cars in the United States
By Gustavo Collantes and Anthony Eggert
Are Plug-In Vehicles Turning the Corner?
By Dr. Tom Turrentine | June 26, 2014
By late this month or early July, Mercedes-Benz is set to start shipping its first mass-produced pure electric vehicle in the U.S. – the B-Class Electric Drive – joining producers like BMW, Nissan and Tesla , Forbes Magazine reported yesterday. Forbes stated this is another sign of the “fast growing plug-in electric vehicle market,” with global PEV sales expected to reach more than “2.7 million units globally by 2018.”
In California, the U.S. and across the globe, we are at a turning point for plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs)—as electric transportation options become technologically diverse and more available and attractive to consumers.
Improved energy feedback to drivers can dramatically reduce on-road fuel consumption
By Tai Stillwater and Ken Kurani