08 Jan '13, 5pm

Official: LAX pulls the plug on free electric vehicle parking deal

Official: LAX pulls the plug on free electric vehicle parking deal

Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) did a great job encouraging electric vehicle trips to the airport by setting up 38 charging stations in two separate lots and offering EV drivers free parking spaces. Those no-cost spots were a huge draw, to be sure, but airport authorities have now decided to pull the plug . The airport said it will stop the free parking deal in March, in part to reduce the growing volume of electric cars circling the lot waiting for one of the coveted spots to open up. The decision was also made was for revenue reasons. The airport said it needs the additional parking revenue that EV owners would be paying. LAX previously eliminated free parking for cars with handicap placards. When airport authorities first made the incentive offer for 30 days of free EV parking, it wasn't a big deal. Since that time, though, EV sales nearly tripled and demand for...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2013/01/08/lax-pulls-the-plug-o...

Tweets

LAX To Drop Free Parking For Electric Cars In March: Been enjoying the perk of free electric car parking at Los...

LAX To Drop Free Parking For Electric Cars In M...

greencarreports.com 07 Jan '13, 5pm

It was a great perk while it lasted. You can pay up to $2/hr. to charge at a Blink charger, so considering the charging is...

Select @NavyExchange to offer electric vehicle ...

navy.mil 08 Jan '13, 10pm

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (NNS) -- The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) announced Jan. 8 that it is piloting a program to ...

Navy to introduce electric vehicle charging sta...

stripes.com 09 Jan '13, 10am

Related Bases ponder charging stations for personal electric vehicles Military adding more electric vehicles to fleet Some...

Get a free ticket to the latest show on eco bui...

ecobuild.co.uk 15 Jan '13, 11am

Please provide your email address so that we may confirm your registration. UBM Information Ltd may from time to time send...

2013 Detroit Auto Show: Where Have the Electric Cars Gone?

2013 Detroit Auto Show: Where Have the Electric...

plugincars.com 08 Jan '13, 5pm

The production version of the 2014 Cadillac ELR plug-in hybrid luxury coupe is expected to look very similar to the Conver...

#FREE FREE FREE #dance #Batachá #SALSA #LESSON TODAY! please spreads the word! Free lessons this Saturday

#FREE FREE FREE #dance #Batachá #SALSA #LESSON ...

facebook.com 12 Jan '13, 9am

‎#FREE FREE FREE FREEE #SALSA #LESSON TODAY! please spreads the word! Free lessons this Saturday

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Sales In The US Rose 73% In 2012

Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Sales In The US Rose ...

cleantechnica.com 09 Jan '13, 10am

Electric and hybrid vehicle sales rose 73% in the US in 2012, according to the research firm Mintel. That makes them the f...

Report: 2012 plug-in vehicle sales top 5,000 un...

green.autoblog.com 10 Jan '13, 12am

You're right (I mean Dave Mart and Marcopolo). Now something tells me that the KANGOO ZE, the small van from Renault, is g...

Free Entry to #BelfastTelegraph #HolidayWorld 2...

translink.co.uk 10 Jan '13, 7pm

Translink have teamed up with Belfast Telegraph Holiday World 2013 to offer our passengers free admission from 18th-20th J...

GM and Nissan lead the plug-in vehicle sales ch...

thegreencarwebsite.co.uk 07 Jan '13, 7am

Normal service was resumed during the final month of 2012: as General Motors once again established itself as the leader o...

The Electric Rolls-Royce, Now With Wireless Cha...

plugincars.com 09 Jan '13, 6pm

This imposing Rolls phantom is battery powered, with wireless charging from Qualcomm. (Jim Motavalli photo) According to C...

Still a good deal if you want the free coffee! #fb

starbucksstore.com 12 Jan '13, 10pm

Starbucks® "Free Brewed" Tumbler, 16 fl oz Enjoy 31 brewed coffee refills with this beautiful acrylic tumbler – now that's...

Study finds that aluminum reduces electric vehi...

greencarcongress.com 07 Jan '13, 10am

Study finds that aluminum reduces electric vehicle cost against steel counterpart for same targeted range 7 January 2013 T...