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American Interest In EVs Equals Interest In Full-Size Trucks

The ECOreport reposts an OP-ED, American interest in EVs equals interest In full-size trucks

Originally Published on Clean Technica

By James Ayre

A recent survey from AAA found that interest in electric vehicles amongst consumers in the US now rivals that of full-size pickup trucks.

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US Leads the World in EV Adoption

Originally Published on Click Green

The United States currently leads the world in the number of plug-in electric vehicles on the road, capturing 41% of the global market. Though the market can be traced back to the early-to-mid 1990s with the release of the Chrysler TEVan and the General Motors EV1, it wasn’t until the second wave of vehicles such as the Nissan Leaf and the Chevrolet Volt, both introduced in 2010, that plug-in electric cars started to become a success in the US.
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Chris Paine Brings it Home For National Drive Electric Week

This is bigger than Harley’s Electric Motorcycle

Press Release from Plug In America, Sierra Club & the Electric Auto Association:

June 24, 2014, San Francisco, Calif.–Director Chris Paine has emerged from behind the camera to star in a 90-second video promoting National Drive Electric Week (formerly National Plug In Day). This coast-to-coast EV-nerd prom, put on by Plug In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association, will take place from Bakersfield, CA to Burlington, VT Sept. 15-21, 2014. In the new video, Paine, who featured Plug In America’s historic protests against EV crushing in “Who Killed the Electric Car?” urges volunteers to organize events in their towns to help make National Drive Electric Week bigger than ever.
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