by Tam Hunt
January 19, 2016

California is an unusual mix of progressive social engineering and capitalistic innovation. This mix has made California an undisputed leader in electric vehicles. 

California’s progressivism on environmental issues -- and in particular on transportation issues -- has a very practical and pragmatic root cause. We’ve had terrible air pollution for years due to a combination of too many people and cars, sprawling cities, and, particularly in Southern California, a warm Mediterranean climate that promotes smog formation.

As a response to...