The truth is, “electric cars” has always been a heavily Googled search term, whether it be those electric toy cars for the kids, or the grownup version. The search term hit its peak in 2008, right when Tesla launched its first electric car – the Tesla Roadster.
Predicting the future is a risky practice. The tumultuous turn of events and the fast-paced evolution of technology can make it quite tough for anyone to predict how an industry or human behaviour will change over time.
Hear this out. We've found some tangible proof that today's most popular electric cars will take you a very long way, even on a single charge! This ingenious range map inspired us to make our own.
Electric drivers, unite! We’ve just released a first-of-its-kind manifesto dedicated to the future of electric mobility. We gathered long-term visions from industry leaders, and the daily experiences of 850 electric drivers from Europe and North America...and we came to some compelling conclusions.
I've been covering the electric vehicle industry obsessively for several years now. I’ve published thousands of articles on this tech. Yet, a few old articles from years ago still stand out to me and repeatedly come to mind.
In average, people drive less than 40 miles a day, so why does still 50% of the people want a range of more than 190 miles before they'll buy an EV?
The US election season is taking off. And we've probably witnessed President Obama’s final big push to promote electric vehicles. Back in 2008, Obama aimed for 1 million vehicles on the road by 2015, as well as a revolution of the local car manufacturing economy.
Today, is a special day. We've reached +40,000 charging points together with Top Chef Ron Blaauw, who has installed our 40,000th charging point at one of his establishments, Central Park, by Ron Blaauw in The Netherlands. Eat, sleep and charge.
Sometimes, even the government steps in. This is where sustainability becomes cheap and mandatory. More and more local governments now offer incentives for those who own electric cars and solar panels, making environment-friendly lifestyles more affordable for average households.
Electric cars have started to conquer the streets. Same goes for charging stations. In addition to residents and workplaces, EV drivers can now charge everywhere they go; shopping centers, theaters, car parks, and even at hotels and restaurants.