California's Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) received another boost in funds just days ago when the California Air Resource Board (CARB) backed the program with an additional $5 million earmarked for the 2010-11 fiscal year. Combined with the $4.1 million announced earlier this year, the CVRP now has $9.1 million at its disposal, though some of the funds have already been claimed by buyers snatching up qualifying vehicles.
When I went to Santa Monica the other day to cover the Tesla Roadster unveiling, I went for a walk late at night once I was finished with work. While wandering along the Santa Monica pier, I came across a Toyota RAV4 EV, and thought that the strange city lights would make for some good pictures. I like the sign that says "No Parking Any Time. Electric Vehicles Exempt". I've traveled a fait bit, but I've never seen an EV charging station. Maybe California really is ahead of the game. I also got a
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