Forced by a 1990 clean-air mandate, General Motors built 1150 EV1 highway-capable electric vehicles (EVs) from 1996-1999. A new California law now requires major reductions in automotive emissions starting in 2009, including SUVs and personal trucks. The EV1 is fast, safe and well-equipped, having been designed from the ground up as an EV; drivers love the car. GM test-marketed only to affluent consumers in California and Arizona, available only by lease. Promotion for the EV1 was limited and omitted offers for sale. The EV1 was withdrawn from production after 1150 had been built. GM argues that there is no demand for EV1s, in spite of the hundreds still on waiting lists for the car. There are currently only about 10,000 EVs in the United States. A study, The Current and Future Market for Electric Vehicles, was conducted by the(experienced automotive market research company) Dohring Company and the Green Car Institute. The expected sales of EVs in the US would start at 12,000 to 24,000 a year and expand toward 180,000 to 270,000 sales yearly in five years. Conclusion:
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Alexis, Finland1 year ago State: Maine
Comments: peeps Rob's next stop is Berlin, Kristne most prob is heading home, a cat and and adog peeps, snoomee has to take care of them, no? i do not think Rob is going to take Bear all over Europe, living on a plane, nahhhhh. well useless speculating these two are full of surprises, i suggest we take the popcorn out and just sit and wait.yo Dan, get us some drinks man, and if you tellme you are busy again i will find snoomee else, we need our fix of booze around here ok? lol
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Serap, Spain1 year ago State: Idaho
Country: South Africa
Comments: Skip Burano, Murano is touristy but petrty. There are eight million glass factories and shops but they are still kind of interesting. It is neat to watch them bend the glass and play with it like it is taffy.Just enjoy getting lost in Venice. That is half of the pleasure of the place because you never know what you might find.
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