29 Oct '12, 1pm

Official: Been ICE'd? Blink offers courtesy note to rude gas car drivers

Official: Been ICE'd? Blink offers courtesy note to rude gas car drivers

Hey, it beats flipping someone the bird. Electric-vehicle charging-station maker Blink has come up with somewhat of a solution for electric vehicle (EV) drivers frustrated by gas-powered vehicles parking in spaces designated for EVs – also known as getting "ICE'D." The company designed a "Blink Courtesy Notice" that EV drivers can print up and place on the windshield of the offending cars. The messages range from somewhat polite ("You are parked in a spot designated for electric vehicles only.") to, well, rude-slash-funny ("I don't park my EV at your gas pump, so don't park at my charger."). The concept of EV-charging etiquette is becoming more important as electric-drive vehicle sales broaden. Earlier this month, Ford , which recently started selling its Focus Electric , was kind enough to create an etiquette ist , such as moving an EV after it's charged and not putting p...

Full article: http://green.autoblog.com/2012/10/29/been-iced-blink-offe...

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