ECOtality http://kplu.org en Electric vehicles becoming more mainstream http://kplu.org/post/electric-vehicles-becoming-more-mainstream <p>It&rsquo;s been eight months since <a href="http://www.kplu.org/post/first-nissan-electric-car-delivered-pacific-northwest">Nissan made its first delivery of its all-electric Leaf</a> car to a customer in the pacific Northwest.</p><p>Now, driving an all-electric vehicle is well on its way to becoming mainstream reality. A pilot program is installing <a href="http://www.ecotality.com/newsletter/20110609_Commercial_Charging_Qwest_Field_Seattle.html">thousands of electric car charging stations</a> in the Puget Sound region and making them more available to regular folks.</p><p> Tue, 06 Sep 2011 18:24:37 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 2551 at http://kplu.org Electric vehicles becoming more mainstream Electric car study volunteers get home charging stations http://kplu.org/post/electric-car-study-volunteers-get-home-charging-stations <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-954106.mp3</p><p>Starting this week, the first of roughly 900 electric car owners in the Northwest will each have a free charging station built into their garages. The deal comes with a catch though.</p><p> Wed, 23 Feb 2011 22:15:12 +0000 Tom Banse & KPLU News Staff 860 at http://kplu.org Electric car study volunteers get home charging stations