Reducing vehicle emissions and to overall reduce gasoline consumption• An energy bill was passed awarding tax credits to householdsand corporations for purchasing more fuel-efficient vehiclessuch as hybrids• Various incentives in the form of rebates and subsidies havebeen introduced by the federal government to encourage theadoption of hybrid electric or electric vehicles
Driving With A ChargeProjected electric vehicle and plug-in hybrid sales for China, France, Germany, Japan and the U.S. from toSource: Pike ResearchCredit: Stephanie dOtreppe / NPR
Demand for products and servicesAn increase in A growing building jobs market activities An increasedAn increased manufacturin investment g activity A rising consumer spending
Map: The Electric-Car-Charging Hot Spots Of Americasource : http://www.fastcoexist.com/1678057/map-the-electric-car-charging-hot-spots-of-america
Charging car systemhttp://www.youtube.com/user/nissanleafacademy#p/a/u/2/F_RitiJLl98 Charging Car
How to Prepare for an Electric carhttp://www.youtube.com/user/SCE#p/c/7911CAA 2F8BFBC77/7/wfZZuKA_JYY
MAP (Electric Charging Station Locations)http://www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/fuels/electricity_ locations.html
Conclusion• Cleaner and greener solutions• Oil will finish in the future• There are some technological challenges• Increasing demand of electric vehicles• Growing demand of electric charging stations• Limited number of electric charging stations
Recommendations• Further research• Be careful about economic situation• Monitor development of technology
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ReferencesAmerican icon Uncle Sam holding a fist full of money and giving a thumbs up sign.Isolated. 2011, image, 123RF, viewed 20 Nov 2011,<http://www.123rf.com/photo_5176510_american-icon-uncle-sam-holding-a-fist-full-of-money-and-giving-a-thumbs-up-sign--isolated.html>Nissan 2010, LEAF CHARGING DEMO, 7 Nov, online video, viewed 17 Nov 2011,<http://www.youtube.com/user/nissanleafacademy#p/a/u/2/F_RitiJLl98>Nissan USA 2011, Nissan LEAF: gas powered everything, 26 May, online video,viewed 17 Nov 2011, <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j0sCCJFkEbE>Southern California Edison 2010, How to Prepare for an Electric Car – BABY ONBOARD, 16 Sep, online video, viewed 17 Nov 2011,<http://www.youtube.com/user/SCE#p/c/7911CAA2F8BFBC77/7/wfZZuKA_JYY>The World Bank Group 2011, CO2 emissions (kt), THE WORLD BANK, viewed 20Nov 2011, <http://data.worldbank.org/indicator/EN.ATM.CO2E.KT/countries/CN-US?display=graph>
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