Why are electric cars hovering around 1% of sales in the US? Dealers with outmoded sales techniques are part of the problem, but many other factors are at work, including stupid car company execs who want to close their eyes to the future.
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A bill in the Oregon legislature would pay a sales person who sells a plug-in hybrid or electric car a bonus of $250. That would go a long way toward getting the staff at Oregon car dealers interested in selling electric cars.
Finnish entrepreneur Mike Anttonen questions whether some of the policies that support the adoption of electric cars are really worthwhile or benefit society in general.
California cities have 3 to 25 times as many electric cars as the rest of America. Why? The ICCT thinks it has some answers.
Since Denmark increased taxes on electric cars starting January 1, sales have plunged more than 80%. Are goverment policies the best way to promote the electric car revolutioh?
China has one of the most aggressive electric car incentive programs of any country. Lately, it has accused several companies of collecting subsidies for cars and buses that never got built. What’s a right thinking Communist country to do?
Car buyers in China are like car buyers everywhere. They want SUVs and they don’t want to pay a lot of money to get them. Electric cars? Not so much.
Washington has expanded its electric car incentive program. It now applies to plug-in hybrids with at least 30 miles of range. The maximum sales price is capped at $42,500.
The Massachusetts legislature is working on a bill that would allow electric car drivers use HOV lanes. It would also expand the charging infrastructure for EVs and allow cars parked illegally in front of chargers to be towed.
Tesla is unhappy with a new Danish tax plan that will raise the cost of its cars by 180%. It says it will file a protest with the European Union soon.