An Argument for Electric Vehicles

The following information was presented to the Cars and Culture class at Pitzer College on 19-Apr-1995 by Chris Yoder: Chris_Yoder@Caltech.Edu

Electric vehicles have been a part of the automobile scene as long as there have been cars. They provide a clean, trouble-free means of transportation that can serve the needs of 90 percent of Los Angeles area commuters right now. In addition to their ecological benefits, EVs have the potential to become the performance vehicles of the future.

A Brief history of Electric Vehicles (EVs)

The problem of ICE vehicles today.

The transportation needs of urban dwellers.

The EV as a part of the transportation solution in Southern California.

The EV as a performance vehicle.

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Last Modified: January 13, 1997 (links modified for Caltech) by Chris Yoder: Chris_Yoder@Caltech.Edu