15 Dec '11, 2am

The Power of Choice to drive an electric car in LA

The Power of Choice to drive an electric car in LA

I consider myself one of the lucky few in Los Angeles who technically do not need a car to get around. I use my bike to cycle back and forth to work, to run errands and visit most friends. While I still own a car, it’s rarely in use, usually only moved from one side of the street to the other on street sweeping days and is sadly covered in a mixture of LA air pollution sediment and bird poop. I may show up a little sweatier to meetings or wear my bike helmet while picking up last minute groceries, but I like the exercise and get a special sense of glee zooming by cars stuck in traffic. I won’t be ditching my bike anytime soon, but given how little I drive my car, I’ve been thinking about the pros and cons of moving to an all electric or hybrid vehicle since most of the car trips I take are less than 40 miles round trip. Ford has been visiting cities across the country show...

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