Is There 'Green' In Electric Car Ownership?

Part two of series by Ellie Van Houtte on the growing infusion of electric vehicles in the San Francisco Bay region, including the city of Los Altos.

Published: 21-Feb-2013

This is Part 2 in a two-part series examining the local impact of electric vehicles.

Although it’s gratifying to do good, when you can make green by being green, it may be even better. Extolling the economic benefits of electric vehicles, stakeholders are promoting Los Altos and Los Altos Hills as hubs for zero-emissions traffic.

“It’s good for business and good for the city,” said Los Altos Hills City Councilman Rich Larsen, citing proximity to Interstate 280 and the current lack of available charging stations as opportunities to capitalize on the growing electric-vehicle market.

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