The transition to EVs continues in slow but consistent increments around the world, and electric car makers are quickly adapting to new technologies to ease EVs’ mass market readiness. Just this week, Tesla (of course), GM, the New Nissan LEAF, Formula E, and Via were in the EV news with announcements, modifications, and rumors. So, in case you missed ’em, check out these EV stories of the week that chronicle the inevitable shift of societies around the world to electric-powered transportation.
Large US Automakers Aren’t Even Trying to Make the Transition to EVs
We in the US are experiencing a huge case of EV cognitive dissonance. At the same time that the world’s biggest car market, China, is implementing a timetable to end production and sales of traditional energy vehicles, Big US Auto just is simply not trying to market electric vehicles. Does it matter to the traditional Band of US Automaker Brothers that the UK and France are also establishing national goals for the phaseout of internal combustion vehicles? Apparently not.