Electric cars are not new on the market. Early electric vehicles are first invented in the middle of the 19th century. They lived their golden era until the sudden rise of petrol engine cars in 1900 accompanied by inefficient battery technology-dominated electric cars by 1920.
Recent improvements in battery technology and power electronics allows electric vehicles (EVs) to make big waves in the automobile industry.
The reasons behind such comeback of electric vehicles are that EVs are almost silent because there is no clutch or gears, so that makes them ideal to drive in cities, and most importantly EVs are far less pollutant to the environment than petrol engine vehicles.
Recent Surveys Releases The Growth Potential of Electric Vehicles
Fourteen percent of U.S. adults are “extremely” or “very” likely to choose an electric car in case of a new car purchase. This is undoubtedly a huge percentage that demonstrates how the EV industry can expand market share in just a few couples of years.
62 percent of people who are subjected to the survey are unlikely to get an electrical vehicle. It means that those people are not convinced enough to depend on electric cars and they have some doubts or worries. When they are asked why they don’t want an EV, the results are very interesting and give insights on what should be done to encourage unconvinced people to go electric. 🙂
The Huge Obstacle: Lack of Charging Stations
An electric vehicle has limitations, it needs to be plugged in very frequently and most charger stations take 4-6 hours to charge a car and there is a very limited number of high-speed stations that can do it in half an hour. This makes consumers wary. Electric car advocates call it range anxiety.
It causes making a long-distance trip with an electric car a time-consuming slog. People who are unlikely to prefer EVs are not wrong to worry about charging. This is a very understandable concern that can make them not lean towards. However, this will not remain an unsolvable problem. Building more charging units is probably the first solution that comes to our minds but there is another effective one.
A Charging Network Can Be a Good Solution
Public charging units hard to set up and cost a lot. Limited capacity, waiting time and being outnumbered in specific locations are other problems with public charging units. Bluedot is a charging network with private chargers which enable owners of electric cars to reach the nearest charging station in more locations, make reservations and payment. Besides, it allows individual charger owners to generate revenue with the shared income model.
Briefly, It is an Airbnb of chargers for electric car users. You can be a part of our network and help to spread EVs all around the world.
Mirac Can KAYA