Ford has unveiled an all-electric concept model of their 1978 F-100 pickup truck. While it’s a one-off showpiece, the electric engine inside is publicly available, allowing people to convert their old gas guzzlers into modern and sustainable vehicles. Is the F-100 a window into the future of EVs?
A survey of EV users has found that while purchases are driven by environmental concerns, drivers remain electric because of an enhanced subjective experience. Meeting human desires, like convenience or aspirational lifestyles, are key prerequisites to make lasting shifts to sustainability.
The worldwide electric vehicle industry has turned a corner – the number of global plug-in vehicle deliveries is growing higher each year. With people increasingly environmentally conscious, opting for an EV is eco-keen choice. So, what’s driven this change in fortunes and is it sustainable?
Ridepanda is the first platform of its kind – a one-stop e-ride shop that helps people find the right electric vehicle for their needs. Based in the US, the brand’s early success reflects a burgeoning interest in sustainable, safe, and long-term forms of alternative transport.
With fears around climate change mounting, consumers are showing an increasing interest in purchasing electric vehicles. But while the interest is high, the actual adoption rates remain low. To explain this discrepancy, experts are pointing not to consumers, but to car dealers instead.