The story goes that Californians love their cars. But much of the time that relationship is dysfunctional, launching drivers into the teeth of traffic jams, fouling the air and spewing gases that undermine state policies to combat climate change. Daniel Sperling, author of “Three Revolutions: Steering Automated, Shared, and Electric Vehicles to a Better Future,” said putting more passengers in each zero-emission vehicle is key to solving the emissions problem.
The latest issue of BMW Sustainability News includes an in-depth interview with the Director of the Plug-in Hybrid & Electric Vehicle Center at ITS-Davis. Dr. Tal explains how electric vehicle markets are evolving, and highlights the role of policy in stoking the higher performing market in California.