ComEd using electric car ride-sharing program to examine energy use

ComEd using electric car ride-sharing program to examine energy use

ComEd’s new ride-share pilot program will allow senior residents access to the fully electric Innova EV Dash car for $3 per ride. (Lou Foglia/Chicago Tribune) ComEd is test-driving a ride-sharing program on the South Side that uses electric vehicles exclusively, offering the utility a gauge of just how much power the plug-in cars use for such a service. The pilot began in mid-Decmeber and only serves residents of TRC Senior Village in the Washington Park neighborhood. They can order $3 one-way rides using the Innova EV Dash— a tiny two-seat, electric vehicle that can travel 150 miles on a […]