The City of Atlanta Office of Sustainability had some sort of function at the Capitol today that involved trotting out some electric cars to show off. Among the vehicles were a Nissan Leaf, Chevy Volt, and something called a “Wheego” that appears to combine the safety of a Smart car with the complete lack of range of an electric.
Here are a couple of pro-tips for you if you’re considering something like this. First, the day that the Tea Party is holding a rally in the Capitol is probably not the day to have a Chevy Volt, which conservatives across the nation decry as a government-funded boondoggle and a Chevrolet.
Second tip, your website is grossly out-of-date. Anyone like me who wanted to find out more information would have been stymied.
Third tip, find something cool to bring along. No one’s going to get excited to run outside and see a Smart car that runs on Energizers. What kind of electric car would draw a crowd? How about a Porsche Boxster E, fully electric, fully awesome?
Speaking of the Porsche Boxster, the Sandy Springs-based Porsche Cars North America introduced a significantly updated 2013 Boxster yesterday. It looks like this: