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BNEF forecasts EVs to hit 54% of new car sales by 2040; decreasing importance of PHEVs

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The forecast, put together by the advanced transport team at BNEF, relies on likely future reductions in price for lithium-ion batteries and of prospects for the other cost components in EVs and internal combustion engine vehicles. We see a momentous inflection point for the global auto industry in the second half of the 2020s.

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Can Electric Vehicles Speed Up As The Economy Slows Down?

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Moreover, with the massive drop in oil prices , gas-powered vehicles are more economical to operate, which makes it harder to argue that EVs will help drivers save money on fuel. Moreover, EVs are not only proving to be more robust amidst an auto industry in decline, but they are also already displaying some signs of recovery.

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Expert panel report finds achieving 1M plug-in vehicles in US by 2015 would require concentrated action to overcome barriers

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A new study sponsored by Indiana University concludes that President Obama’s vision of one million plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) on US roads by 2015 will require concentrated efforts action from all stakeholders— the auto industry, federal government, the scientific community, and consumers—to be realized.

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Cleantech Blog: Smart Grids and Electric Vehicles

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Millions of EVs and PHEVs would expand the sale of electricity as an alternative to oil. No more Big OIL - think of the extra money stimulating the economy! Let the Interstate trucks and farm equipment stay on oil until the residential is done and slowly begin to move them as their fleets age out. Then we are done! Email Neal.

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