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.
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.
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.