AutoMobility LA EV Agenda Technology Panel - From Romance To Nudge-Dominance
When internal combustion engines were invented around the turn of the twentieth century, the lack of gas stations made cars suitable for a picnic but little else. While most drivers’ daily trips can be met by the electric vehicles currently on the road, there is a need for more EV charging infrastructure away from home to help accelerate adoption. What infrastructure solutions will help the EV market grow to ensure EV becomes a sensible choice instead of a principled one? While driving an EV is cheaper than the costs of fueling and maintaining an internal combustion engine car, when will the purchase costs be at parity? Learn from our expert panel how we can best influence governments, city planners, and vehicle makers to help realize our EV dreams.
Matt Petersen - President & CEO, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
Terry O’Day - VP, Product Strategy and Market Development, EVGo
Josipa Petrunic - Executive Dir. & CEO, Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium
Boris von Bormann - CEO, Mercedes-Benz Energy Americas
Mark McNabb - President & CEO, Electrify America
Some of the most alarming suggestions upon which to speed up and distort the adoptation process of Electric Vehicles over the current abundant infrastructure supported solutions in the marketplace today come from Canadian panelist Josipa Petrunic - Executive Dir. & CEO, Canadian Urban Transit Research & Innovation Consortium - starting at 6:30 in the presentation sound file above. To speed up adoptation, we have to "Kill The Car" through increased activity with taxation policies.
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