The city went big for biodiesel a few years back but more recently signed up to be a part of the C40 Electric Vehicle Network and has partnered with Nissan to get EV infrastructure in place. In fact, Reuters says that the city wants to beat out places like San Francisco for the title of the nation's electric car capital. A new mayor Annise Parker said earlier this month:
Any Houston residents want to chime in on this? What does it look like on the ground there?We are the Petro Metro but we are also a car city. To have an electric vehicle that appeals to a car culture will make the real difference for market penetration.
[Source: Reuters | Image: eflon - C.C. License 2.0]