True, some of that 60 mpg average, can, and, ideally, will be achieved by way of plug-in cars, including pure electrics, bringing up the average. But, as far as I can tell, this particular Sierra Club campaign isn’t calling for 100 percent of new vehicles in the U.S. sold starting in 2017 to be pure electrics.
Which means it really isn’t a “Freedom from Oil Campaign” after all.
“Freedom from Oil” has a great ring to it, but a more accurate phrase would be something like, “Partial Freedom from Oil Campaign,” or “Getting off of Oil Campaign” – something that indicates that this campaign isn’t actually about getting the U.S. transportation sector completely off of oil, although, frankly, I wish it were…
Like this story? Interested in the solar EV/PHEV synergy? Join our Sun Miles® Cluband start meeting & interacting with other people around the world who want to drive, or already are driving, their cars on sun! Register to join us today!