27 May '12, 8pm

Ex-Sierra Club chair: U.S. EV makers should adopt cell-phone sales model

Makers of electric vehicles geared towards U.S. consumers would be wise to adopt a sales model similar to that of mobile phones, in which drivers would pay a set fee for unlimited electric charging, ex-Sierra Club Chairman Carl Pope wrote in an editorial for EV World. Pope suggested that automakers should provide a six-year recharging contract to EV buyers who'd then pay $150 a month for recharging privileges. That would pencil out to about equal to refueling costs of a 25-mile-per-gallon car that's driven 15,000 miles a year, but at a relative bargain of $3 a gallon, Pope wrote. Such a program would help minimize up-front vehicle purchase costs – a major issue since electric vehicles often cost much more than similarly profiled gas-powered cars – as opposed to using an estimate of total lifecycle costs to sway purchasers. Currently, the Mitsubishi i is the lowest-priced f...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/05/27/ex-sierra-club-chair...

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