Friday, January 15, 2010

How to Plug Hybrids in the Marketplace


The appeal and benefits of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles aren't the same in Wyoming as they are in New York. Consumers vary, region by region according to income, life stage, family size and other factors that shape consumers' needs and desires. One-size-fits-all strategies won't cut the mustard when making important decisions about marketing and government subsidies. More...

3 comments:

MdhSafi. said...

How would air quality and greenhouse gas emissions be affected if significant numbers of Americans drove cars that were fueled by the power grid? msafi.com

Bill Clayton said...

MdhSafi, maybe one of these posts will answer your questions

There are three parts to this post; Part III is called "The Smart Grid – Part III: Electric Cars Need Intelligent Power" http://forum.engin.umich.edu/2009/06/smart-grid-part-iii-electric-cars-need.html

You might appreciate the other three posts, too.

army rations said...

The "pull" in the marketplace could be a tax credit for households that achieve a certain average fuel economy with their household fleet.