Tag Archives: electric

2022 – Electric Vehicle Charging Trends Commercial Real Estate Should Be Considered

Attractive tax breaks, extended car model options, and higher gas prices are contributing to more consumers switching from a gas-powered vehicle to an electric vehicle. In fact, a recent Consumer Reports poll showed that more than a third of Americans would “definitely” or “seriously” consider buying or renting an electric vehicle if they were to buy one today. For property ...

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2022 – Why do I think tax credits for electric vehicles will work in the Inflation Mitigation Act

There has been a lot of discussion about the revised tax credits for electric vehicles, which we’ll see as part of the recently passed inflation-cutting legislation. While the bill contained many other things, including a controversial expansion of the IRS, the clean tech world focused on how the bill would affect electric cars. Unfortunately, there are no easy answers. About ...

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2022 – Volkswagen plans to build electric pickup trucks in the US

The Automotive Research Center is an independent, non-profit organization formed as part of the University of Michigan. Its mission is to facilitate dialogue between auto industry groups and government agencies. Last week, during a panel discussion at a management briefing seminar focused on the relationship between the auto industry and its suppliers, Inga von Sellin, senior vice president of purchasing ...

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2022 – Senate kills electric vehicle tax credit

Omar Qazi (WholeMarsBlog on Twitter) has a very interesting opinion on the recent inflation-control law which is very cynical. This doesn’t mean it’s wrong, but it goes against my general rule of assuming that people have good intentions. However, I am willing to make an exception to this assumption for government laws, which are known to be quite corrupt in ...

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2022 – Sunrun now offers chargers for electric vehicles

Driving in sunlight. Driving in sunlight. This is a dream that has become a reality for millions of people over the past decade. Bringing electricity into your home represents a massive energy transition. For most of us, all of our ancestors have been burning stuff to heat their homes since the discovery of the fire — right down to the ...

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2022 – Could the scale of electric vehicle adoption be the same as cell phones?

The transition to a clean energy future requires the rapid phasing out of traditional vehicles and the gradual introduction of electric vehicles. I’ve been driving an electric car for five years. I know the advantages: the convenience of charging at home, lower operating costs and fast acceleration. I also recognize that this transformation comes with challenges. Are there enough chargers ...

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