• Image Credit: Detroit Electric
  • Image Credit: Detroit Electric
  • Image Credit: Detroit Electric
  • Image Credit: Detroit Electric
  • Image Credit: Detroit Electric
ChargePoint has listed the top 10 EV-friendly cities in the US. Topping the list is San Francisco, followed by Los Angeles. Since 2013, Boston and Washington, DC have fallen off the list, while Atlanta (8) and Denver (9) have made their way onto it. The remainder of the list includes Seattle (3), San Diego (4), Honolulu (5), Austin (6), Detroit (7) and Portland, Oregon (10). Cities were rated by number of EVs and number of ChargePoint network charging stations available. Read more from ChargePoint.

A bill in Pennsylvania would remove the state's ethanol requirement. The state currently requires gasoline to be sold as a 10-percent ethanol blend. The bill introduced to the Pennsylvania house would drop the requirement, noting ethanol can cause engine issues, especially in pre-2001 and performance cars. SEMA is urging its members to contact the House Environmental Resources and Energy Committee in support of the proposed legislation. Read more at Tire Business.

Detroit Electric has designed its flagship store. The maker of the SP:01 EV supercar will be build its first store next to its Leamington Spa, UK production facility. Detroit Electric says the store will have a modern, industrial design with classic modern furnishings. Customers will be able to talk with staff and digitally build and order their SP:01 on touchscreen displays at the store. "Our flagship store design reflects the pioneering design and technology values of a brand that can trace its roots back to 1907 – now revived a little over a century later," says Detroit Electric Chairman and CEO Albert Lam. Read more at Hybrid Cars.

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