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10 Charts Explore Top Electric Car Cities In US

Originally published on EV Obsession. Some of the factors contributing to the relatively fast adoption of electric vehicles (EV) in some American metropolitan markets have been identified and characterized by a new study from the International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT). The dominant ones, according to the new report, are: stronger consumer incentives, a broader […]

August 9th

How Come Only California Gets The Newest EVs?

The California Air Resource Board has mandated that automakers produce a certain number of Zero-Emissions Vehicles (ZEVs), and nine other states, most of them in the Northeast, have adopted those same standards. So why are there so many more electric and hydrogen vehicles for sale in California than the ten other states that follow the […]

BMW i3 Proves More Popular Outside Of Urban Areas

Originally published on EVObsession In launching and marketing the BMW i3, executives commonly referred to the electric vehicle as an urban mobility vehicle meant for transporting city folk to and from their destinations within the 82-mile driving range. However, the inclusion of a gas-powered range-extender that effectively doubles that i3’s driving range has made it […]

2016 Smart ForTwo Makes North American Debut

Can European-style micro-cars make it here in America? While many would say no, the Daimler Corporation is saying yes with the all-new, totally redesigned 2016 Smart ForTwo that debuted yesterday at the North American International Auto Show. Can this pint-sized people-mover strike a better chord with urbanites the second time around? Daimler certainly has done […]

Connecticut May Legalize Tesla Sales

Originally posted on CleanTechnica I am ashamed to say that my home state of Connecticut currently ranks alongside states like New Jersey and Texas in banning the sale of the Tesla Model S. But that may soon change thanks to the efforts of a Republican Senator, who had to go New York to buy a […]

January 21st