More eco-friendly vehicles are on the way to the U.S. market and along with that will come additional infrastructure advancements set to accommodate an electric lifestyle. Many urban areas have already seen public charging stations popping up with more on the way.
The green movement is also pushing businesses and government entities to development plans that will accommodate EV-specific parking and charging areas, and a handful of vehicles on the way to market (including some already available) offer a $7,500 federal tax incentive along with them.
Ford has a couple of new EVs coming soon that include the Transit Connect Electric, developed in a partnership with Azure Dynamics, targeted at corporate consumers, as well as the Focus Electric, which will be marketed to consumers in a limited launch. Both vehicles will score very high on a green scale.
Tesla’s new Model S sedan is promised for next summer and will be available with a couple of range options with pricing a good bit less than its six-figure limited-production roadster model.