More Alaskans are driving electric cars. The same is true for California, Oregon and Washington state. But many people continue to consider the vehicles as too small, difficult to use and no more than a novelty.
The city is projected to double the number of electric vehicles on the streets by the end of the year.
The long-promised Model 3 will be revealed in March — and Elon Musk has confirmed to Bloomberg that it will, as planned, be sold for $35,000 before any tax incentives.
“It kind of broke the system,” says Jake Fisher, director of the magazine’s auto test division. Tesla’s stock rose 8 percent Thursday.
Guy Hall is an electric car evangelist. He drove from the California-Mexico border to Fairbanks in a Tesla Model S to spread the word.