Posts Tagged: California
June 4, 2018
What the IEA Global EV Outlook 2018 Report says about electric vehicles
Around the world, electric vehicles are generating quite the buzz. In 2017, for the first time ever, the number of electric vehicles worldwide surpassed 3 million, representing an increase of more than 1 million from the year before. This is according to the International Energy Agency (IEA) Global EV Outlook 2018 report. Released on May 30, the IEA report looks at the factors behind[…]
October 13, 2017
A Lengthy List of Electric Vehicles Currently Available in the United States (2017)
We’ve put together a list of the passenger electric vehicles that are currently available in Canada. On this list, we’ve included both plug-in hybrids and battery electric vehicles. As the electric vehicle market heats up and range increases, this list is only going to grow. Take a look and see all of the options you currently have.
September 18, 2017
Now There’s an Electric Alternative for Medium Duty Delivery Fleets, the Chanje Electric Truck.
We take a look at the V8070 from the California based Chanje. They recently announced the introduction an all-electric truck to the commercial U.S. market with orders being delivered before the end of 2017. Will this new all-electric vehicle shake up the market?
December 1, 2016
How 50+ Electric Vehicles Were Deployed In Disadvantaged Communities (With Infographic)
Disadvantaged communities in California are those that are most burdened by pollution and most vulnerable to its effects – taking into account socioeconomic characteristics and underlying health status. As such, the State of California has been investing heavily in improving public health, quality of life and economic opportunity in these communities. To help lead the change, FleetCarma partnered with the Center for Sustainable Energy[…]
November 3, 2016
5 Ways to Jumpstart the Electric Vehicle Market Outside California
Whatever way you analyze it, California is North America’s capital of electric vehicles. Over half the plug-ins registered in the U.S. drive on California roads, and the state’s Air Resources Board (CARB) has policies to nudge automakers into developing EVs or buy credits from automakers that do. It’s not only volume, either. If you wanted to rate states by percentage of new car sales,[…]
October 5, 2016
Could New California Legislation Create an Electric Car Boom?
Electric car sales have never been better. Through the first nine months of 2016, deliveries in the United States are on pace to shatter the previous record set in 2014, and almost every month has set an all-time high for the plug-in segment. Yet even with this encouraging growth, EVs remain at or below 1% of U.S. auto sales. Why have these cars not[…]
May 24, 2012
California: The New Frontier for Electric Vehicles
The metropolitan area of Los Angeles and the state of California as a whole are continually ranked as having the worst air quality in the United States. Air quality problems arise from many different sources, but in the Los Angeles area the major contributor is vehicle exhaust. To rectify this problem the state of California has created many laws, regulations, and programs to[…]