The electric vehicle (EV) market in North America is starting to hit a fever pitch, with estimates of 11,000,000 EVs on the road by 2025. Considering there were less than 500K EVs on the roads in the US in 2016, and the fact that the adoption rate is increasing exponentially year after year, it’s clear that EVs are here for the long haul.
Many of the technologies showcased at CES 2019 were on the future experience of users inside vehicles, autonomous driving, safety, and the evolution of new means of transport and electric mobility. Here are trends in mobility that will impact the lives of consumers and businesses around the world.
Electrify America received approval for its $200 million California Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) plan. The investment will run from mid-2019 until the end of 2021 and will make up 25% of the overall $800 million 10-year ZEV investment for California. Learn more here.
AVERE, the European Association for eMobility, hosted its annual eMobility Conference, which drew mobility, energy, and sustainability experts from across the globe to listen to speakers and network with industry professionals on how to collectively drive the future of electric mobility forward.
It doesn’t have to take much at all to reduce your carbon footprint. Heck, you might even be doing it already. You may not be able to lose a guy in 10 days, but you sure can lose lots of emissions within this short amount of time. Here’s what you can do.
The growth of the electric car industry today is much like how WiFi emerged a few decades ago. In the beginning, only a handful of leaders had the courage to offer the technology. But soon, other telecom companies had to keep up and provide WiFi too.
Sure, the electric vehicle has become one of the biggest disrupters to the transportation industry, but while this massive change is on the horizon, there is still a lot that needs to change in order to accommodate for it.
That’s how we broke the ice during EVS30 and eMove360 in Germany last month. The consensus was clear: people want a self-driving car with an actual person, who will be able to walk up the stairs, and bring the pizza right to their doorsteps.
A lot of potential electric vehicle drivers are paralyzed by the fear of their car’s battery dying mid-trip, leaving them stranded in the middle of nowhere. The truth is, however, that scenario simply isn’t going to happen.