All posts from James Ayre

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San Fran Leads Nation In Reduction Of Solo Car Commuting

The San Francisco Bay Area saw the greatest shift from solo auto commuting to “alternative” forms of transportation in the whole of the country for the years of 2006 through 2013, according to new figures from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. In 2012, the San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward, CA, metropolitan statistical area even had the third-lowest […]

September 6th

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV US Availability Delayed Again

Originally published on EV Obsession. While the Mitsubishi Outlander Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) has been available on the European and Japanese markets for literally years now, the American release just seems to be getting pushed back indefinitely. On that note, recent reports have stated that the popular plug-in hybrid SUV won’t be available in American showrooms until […]

August 27th

1st Completely New EV From Polaris Is… Different

Originally published on EV Obsession. Following the acquisition earlier this year of the electric motorcycle manufacturer Brammo by Polaris, the company has finally gotten around to revealing its first all-new electric vehicle (building on/utilizing acquired technologies). That vehicle is the Ranger EV Lithium-Ion Polaris Pursuit Camo. (Good name, eh? /s) The reference above to “first […]

August 26th

Long-Range Fully Electric Audi SUV Concept Pictures Pop Up

Originally published on CleanTechnica. An official sketch of the exterior of the Audi e-Tron Quattro concept SUV has been released by the German automaker, showcasing a rough idea of what the 500 kilometer-range (~311 mile) electric SUV may end up looking like. With the official unveiling of the long-range electric SUV now set for the upcoming International […]

August 24th

Aston Martin Plays “Follow The Leader” With Tesla, At More Than Twice The Price & With Less Range

Originally published on CleanTechnica. The renowned luxury automotive company Aston Martin is now aiming to bring an all-electric version of its Rapide model to the consumer market within two years, according to recent reports. The announcement came via the company’s CEO, Andy Palmer, who made the comments while speaking at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance recently. […]

August 23rd

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