Far better, reckon Alex Rogers and his colleagues at Southampton University, in England, for car owners to be represented in their interactions with the local power supplier by agents that can negotiate a deal on their behalf. These agents would bargain with one another, and with the power company, to charge the cars in an area in the most efficient way. The twist is that the agents Dr Rogers proposes to recruit for the task are not people, but computer programs.
In the past year alone, the number of hybrid vehicles in the Federal fleet has doubled.
The commenter was right…looks like a bunch of Nissan dealerships in Austin.