Posts Tagged electric vehicles

The Target...Tesla Model X

Search Tracking Program Concludes “Today’s Electric Vehicle Consumer Is Predominantly Affluent, Educated, And Married Without Children”

A company called Connexity provides a service called Hitwise that “unlocks the secrets of consumer behavior. Get a birds eye view into your competition.”  Essentially, they track searches for one reason or another. Recently, the company focused on the search terms surrounding “electric car”, “electric vehicle”, (and various other terms or…

2 months ago by Steven Loveday 33

Old Electric Car

188-Year-Old History Of Electric Cars In One GIF

Hungarian inventor Ányos Jedlik is generally credited with inventing the electric car way back in 1828. By the late 1800s, the electric car had become a common means of transportation in the U.S. and Europe. Gasoline cars were a rare sight until Ford’s Model T came around in the early…

8 months ago by Eric Loveday 10

The size of the 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 can't be fully appreciated until you're standing next to it. Its height accommodated for hats, so the roof was much taller than today's cars. Image Credit:  Bearded Mug Media

Electrical Surge As EVs Storm New Jersey Car Shows

Electrical Surge in NJ as EVs Storm Morristown, Madison Events. Fear not, dear weather-loving friends and those without proper surge protection. The type of electrical swell I am referring to is the vehicular kind. You know, the ones you don’t hear coming. Or leave a carbon footprint. Or even emit…

1 year ago by Bryan McCarthy 19

Electric vehicle promotion actions, charging infrastructure, and electric vehicle share of new vehicles in 2014 in the 25 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas (2014 electric vehicle registration data provided by IHS Automotive)

Study: Electric Car Promotion & Uptake In Top 25 U.S. Markets

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) recently released a report titled “Assessment of leading electric vehicle promotion activities in United States cities”. Highlights of the report includes a very interesting graph with a comparison of the 25 most populous metropolitan areas in terms of EV market share (vertical axis),…

1 year ago by Mark Kane 10

Which one do you like?

Former Stig Drives Electric Cars On The Track – Video

Former Top Gear Stig, Ben Collins takes a spin in 7 different mid-range &/or lower-price range plug-in electric cars with 7 different passengers. The 7 passengers were part of this “Daily Telegraph competition winner” thing, and they will be testing these vehicles at the Millbrook test track. In the short video…

2 years ago by Mike Anthony 12

2015 Nissan LEAF

Here’s How To Improve Plug-In Electric Car Sales In U.S.

The National Research Council released a report titled Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles. According to the study, the main hurdles standing in the way of improving market adoption of EVs are cost, battery performances and inadequate consumer information. How do we address these problems? “Developing less expensive, better performing…

2 years ago by Mark Kane 36