03 Feb '13, 3pm

Charging Stations Up, Gas Stations Down: Yet Another Reason to Go EV

Charging Stations Up, Gas Stations Down: Yet Another Reason to Go EV

One huge advantage of electric vehicles is the potential to fuel them up at convenient locations without having to make an extra stop, like say, whenever you park your car at work, and that’s what the Department of Energy has in mind with its new Workplace Charging Challenge . Announced just last week, the Charging Challenge aims to get more U.S. employers to install EV charging stations, to the tune of a tenfold increase over the next five years. Workplace charging might not seem like much of a make-or-break perk, but when you look at how fast EV prices are falling , the extra convenience could make an enormous difference in the future U.S. car market. Affordable EVs for the U.S. EV Charging Network Electric vehicles have barely made a dent in the U.S. so far, but if you’re thinking that the whole idea of giving a heavy push to workplace charging right now is kind of like...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2013/02/03/ev-charging-stations-...

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