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Plugless contains a lot of interesting EV articles. Here is an example:

Corded Charging Problems

Excerpt from blog post:

{"Wireless EV Charging is a solution looking for a problem."

We hear that from time to time and we've realized that we never announced that the search is over - we found it, or rather we found them. Corded charging problems that is.

There are workarounds for each of these problems but put together they explain why nearly all (if not all) EV manufacturers have hands-free, charging programs in the pipeline.}

For the rest of the post - click the linked title below.

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Introducing America's First Profitable EV

Article excerpt from Myers Motors -

{ How to Reignite EV Sales and Profit from Them

Here's something you need to know: EVs are extremely price sensitive.

So far, most mainstream EVs (like the Nissan LEAF) are priced around $30,000. At that price, gas-powered cars still represent a better value, so only the most committed "green" consumers buy EVs.

Just how price sensitive are EVs?

In 2015, Tesla sold 50,000 electric cars -- but when they dropped the price from $100K down to $35K, they got 276,000 orders in just 48 hours. (As of this writing, they now claim 373,000 pre-orders for the Tesla Model 3.)

Here's what that means:

Lowering the price to $35K created a 550% jump in sales.

This validates what all the surveys have been showing... that is, there is a massive amount of pent-up market demand for EVs that will be unleashed as prices go down.

If a good quality EV could be manufactured and sold for less than $18,000 after tax rebates, there would quickly be mass-market adoption and possibly hundreds of thousands of cars sold.

So far, nobody has been able to do this. But we think we can.}

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Interesting EV Articles from other EAA members

Early Electric Car Charging

Excerpt from blog post:

{What follows is what I've learned on the subject of how exactly the first generation of antique EVs were charged. This is interesting, since there are many striking parallels between how charging was done then and how it's done now.

If I had a Detroit Electric or Baker, or any of several electric cars in the early 20th century, how would I charge it? One possibility would be that the dealer would keep it charged for me at their own charging location.}

For the rest of the post - click the linked title below.

"Early Electric Car Charging" by Scott Wilson of the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, D.C. (EVA/DC).

Debunking the Myth of EVs and Smokestacks

Excerpt from paper:
{ One of the most common issues surrounding EVs today is their status as ZEVs (Zero Emission Vehicles). Critics proclaim that EVs are simply "elsewhere emission vehicles" because they transfer emissions from the tailpipe to the smokestack. Although there are emissions associated with coal and oil-fired power plants, smokestack emissions associated with charging EVs are extremely low. In fact, EVs can charge from zero-emission sources such as nuclear, hydroelectric, solar, and wind power.

The purpose of this paper is to prove that EVs recharging from today's power plants are substantially cleaner than even the most efficient ULEVs. The myth that EVs are "elsewhere emission vehicles" will be put to the test with facts that clearly show EVs and power plants are cleaner, more efficient and more reliable then the infrastructure that supports ICE vehicles. }

For the rest of the paper - click the linked title below.

"Debunking the Myth of EVs and Smokestacks" by Chip Gribben of the Electric Vehicle Association of Greater Washington, D.C. (EVA/DC).

Electric Vehicle Press Release

Press Release from Plug In America, an Electric Auto Association Special Interest Chapter.

With Gas at $4/Gallon Average, Plug In America Calls on Americans to Demand Electric Cars

JUNE 9, 2008--As gas hits $4 a gallon nationwide, Plug In America (PIA) calls on citizens from coast to coast to demand that automakers manufacture Electric Vehicles (EV) so that they can dump the pump.

"Call Toyota, call GM, call Ford, call them all and tell them that you won't buy another car until it can be plugged in and charged with electricity," said Linda Nicholes, president of PIA, the organization leading the nation's electric car movement. "Americans must demand the choice to drive cars that run on cleaner, cheaper, domestic electricity."

In fact, Nicholes pays the equivalent of 83-cents per gallon of gas to drive her zero-emission EV, in a comparison made with U.S. Dept. of Energy data. Furthermore, because EVs have motors with scant moving parts instead of engines, the Anaheim, CA resident has not once paid for parts, maintenance, a tune up or an oil change in 66,000 miles of driving. She has never had to hook her car up to the gas pump.