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Car2Go Dropping EVs in San Diego

March 22, 2016 in Companies, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Cites Problems of Disappointing Infrastructure, Limited Range

Daimler’s Car2Go car-share unit has advised some 40,000 subscribers in the San Diego area that it’s replacing the all-battery fleet of Smart ForTwo cars with the gasoline version of the diminutive two-seater. The company cited problems of limited range (65 miles compared with 342 miles on a tank of gasoline) and a disappointing EV charger build-out by now-defunct Ecotality.

Car2Go Renewing All-EV Share Fleet

January 30, 2015 in Electric Drive, EVs, Fleet Order by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

400 San Diego Electric Smarts Being Replaced with Generation III Model
As Point-to-Point Fleet Passes Milestone of One Million Rentals Since 2011

Daimler is renewing its all-electric Car2Go car-sharing fleet in San Diego. Car2Go offers point-to-point service – rentals can commenced and cars parked at conclusion anywhere within the local service area. The San Diego area now covers 45 square miles – all served with 100% battery-power Electric Smart Fortwo cars.

More Battery Smarts for San Diego

July 3, 2012 in batteries, Electric Drive, EVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Daimler’s Car2Go Fleet Is Getting 86 More EVs

The Car2Go fleet in San Diego, which launched late last year with 300 battery electric Smart Fortwo cars, is getting 86 more, reports Abe Samari, who handles the U.S. Southwest, including Southern California, for Daimler Vehicle Innovations, LLC.

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