The recent release of the BMW i3 signals the beginning of a shift toward lightweighting that will help to drive the efficiency and competitiveness of electric vehicles.
As the cost of owning a car and environmental concerns continue to rise, and transportation options continue to grow, people are realizing we don’t necessarily need to own cars, we just need to get where we want to go efficiently.
Nearly 20 years ago, RMI writer/editor Laurie Guevara-Stone converted a 1980s era Volkswagen Rabbit to electric drive. How times have changed!
Early adopters of the automobile had what we now call “range anxiety,” a fear of running out of fuel. In 2013, here are nine strategies to put EV owners at ease.