Why Won't The Electric Car Be Killed For The Third Time?
Why Won't The Electric Car Be Killed For The Third Time? from roadURon on Vimeo.There are no two ways about it, if you live in California, you are a member of one of the largest driving cultures in the world. In the Bay area, there are 190,000 vehicles driving down the Redwood City stretch of the #101 highway everyday and 101,000 vehicles driving down this same stretch on the #280 highway.
We pay over $4.00 a gallon every time we fill up. More disturbing is that our driving diminishes our air quality and increases noise pollution, not to mention the ongoing financial and resource dependence this fosters. But all of that is going to change. By 2020, it is estimated that 10% of all cars on the road will be electric which equals a total of 27 million electric vehicles . Issues such as range anxiety and perceived price concerns continue to challenge most potential electric vehicle consumers. Luckily, there are a number of business and environmental leaders who are working hard to provide the necessary infrastructure that , they say, will overcome these barriers.
If you want to understand how your local shopping centre or grocery store may be key to your ability to join the electric car revolution, take a look at this video clip and let me know when you plan - as they say in the industry - to 'pull up and plug in'....