07 Dec '17, 11am

One of Europe's top-selling electric cars is actually a delivery van

It seems that every time I write something about the advance of electric cars, Lloyd will write a much better post about how cities should really go car-free . He's not wrong. Cities around the world are making great strides in livability, atmosphere and yes—economic success—by banning, or at least relegating, the role that cars play in their downtown environments . Still, even if we end up making car ownership obsolete in cities, and even if bike and trike deliveries become the mode-of-choice for last-mile delivery needs , we're still going to need to get stuff into our dense, livable urban centers, and not all of it will be possible by rail. That's why it was exciting to see reported over at Cleantechnica that for European electric car sales in October, the 11th most popular vehicle was actually DHL's small, 100% electric delivery van , the StreetScooter. With 910 units ...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/cars/one-europes-top-selling-e...

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