Few companies have so vehemently and vocally supported hybrid and electric vehicles like General Electric. While it is obviously in the interest of GE, which produces charging stations and electrical components for electrified vehicles, GE made waves by pledging to replace half of its vehicle fleet with plug-in vehicles. Two years later, and that pledge is holding up, albeit at a slow, methodical pace.
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Though I often write about electric vehicles, my opportunities to drive them have mostly been limited to car shows and special events. That all changed a couple of weeks ago when I was given three full days to test out Mitsubishi’s entry into the EV market. Known around the world as the i-Miev, here in America it will be called simply the “Mitsubishi i,” and it currently represents the most affordable EV on the market that isn’t a go kart.
But only just. Read on for the rest of my “one-sentence” review.
The cleanliness of your EV is directly proportional to your source of electricity. If you’re drawing current from a coal-fired powerplant, well that isn’t very clean, is it? But a new wind turbine design from GE and Urban Green Energy cleverly called the “Skypump” uses a compact design with urban areas in mind to deliver […]