By on June 3, 2020

Indianapolis’ electric car-sharing program, BlueIndy, died in May. Failed green initiatives are fairly common these days, but they remain an important exercise in finding out what works and what doesn’t in order for progress to be made. Unfortunately, that doesn’t preclude host cities from having to deal with the aftermath — and Indiana’s capitol now needs to decide what’s to be done with the EVs and their stations.

BlueIndy lasted four years, with the company announcing it was forced to cease operations because it “did not reach the level of activity required to be economically viable.” The plan was to provide an eco-friendly alternative to car ownership, though Indy citizens seemed less eager than their leadership. This has left the city with dozens of small, relatively new EVs waiting to be crushed and roughly 90 charging stations it has no idea what to do with.

Naturally, it’s asking for advice.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Daniel J: @Art, The who problem with the “get the shot” camp is that, like anything else that has turned...
  • ponchoman49: I’m still very leery of Subarus in general. I pay attention to actual owners and pay CR very...
  • dougjp: ” Except what would be the utility of getting vaccinated when the decision literally serves as an...
  • teddyc73: Everyone in America should be refusing to wear a mask. Enough is enough. The power hungry government and...
  • teddyc73: @MrIcky, So I am a drag on society. Interesting. I don’t have any bizarre reason for not getting I...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber