“The Future of Commuting” is already here, reads many headlines today. But what does that really look like? Today on Unmute the Commute, we explore one of these futures – that is already a reality in Seattle. Produced by Jennie Cecil-Moore.
Washington, Oregon and California have lofty goals for increasing the number of non-polluting vehicles on the road. To achieve those goals, you and your neighbors will need to buy electric cars at a higher rate than we’re seeing now.
That fact was on the minds of many at an electric vehicle conference in Portland last week, where hundreds of electric car enthusiasts and policymakers gathered. A big topic of discussion was how to spur consumer demand.
Left: Major automakers gave a pre-release look at upcoming plug-in models at the EV Roadmap 9 conference in Portland on July 20-21.