Archive for June, 2017
June 28, 2017
In the past three years alone, cities have been elbowing each other for the top spots, with the newest #1 (San Jose) winning with infrastructure. The following are the 10 current best cities to be an EV owner based on finance, convenience, and total adoption.
June 16, 2017
We were lucky enough to have Craig Norris @craignorriscbc speak with Matt Stevens, CEO @gogomatt about how FleetCarma is helping power utilities prepare for increased electrical demand as a result of electric vehicle charging. In the interview, Craig and Matt discuss: The recent pushback by Condo boards regarding the installation of EV chargers. Smoothing the road for Utility Companies supporting Electric Vehicle adoption. ConEdison SmartCharge NewYork,[…]
June 13, 2017
Outside temperatures affect the range of all cars, but electric vehicle drivers will feel the sting most in extreme weather. That’s because an EV battery does not deliver the driving range of a gas tank yet. Until that day comes, drivers of plug-in vehicles have to be more vigilant than folks driving cars powered by fossil fuels. No one starts driving an electric vehicle like an expert, so be patient as you learn the technology. Remember that everything you turn on that requires electricity will drain battery power and ultimately range. EV manuals offer tips on getting the most out of your particular model, so read through it carefully when you have a chance. We’ll keep you posted on what’s working best for us.
June 1, 2017
Can the EV industry thrive without financial subsidies? Was it only a month ago that Tesla clinched the title of the most valuable automaker in the US? It’s estimated that Tesla is worth $52.7 billion, compared to General Motors’ $49.6 billion. That’s hardly chump change, putting Tesla – a company that produces only electric vehicles – firmly ahead of the Big Three and their diverse offerings.