Posts Tagged electric vehicles

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Five Patriotic Challenges for 2015

Eat healthier Not to be confused with just losing weight in the new year. You don’t need to be an expert to know to start with the soft drinks and junk food, followed by processed foods. Rule of thumb, if you can’t pronounce the ingredients, it’s probably not good for…

4 weeks ago by Mark Hovis 5

Diverse Group of 67 Organizations ask Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic Governors and Governors-Elect to Capture the Economic, Environmental, and Public Health Benefits of Electric Vehicles

Group Of 67 Organizations Urge Government Leaders In Northeast, Mid-Atlantic To Support Electric Vehicles

Acadia Center announced that a coalition of 67 businesses and organizations, including utilities, other private companies, business groups, electric vehicle advocacy groups, and environmental groups, urges the Governors and Governors-Elect in the eleven Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic states to make policies that support electric vehicles (EVs) a top priority for their…

1 month ago by Mark Kane 5

Consumer benefit and new vehicle share for U.S. states with largest total battery
electric and plug-in hybrid electric incentives (2013 electric vehicle registration data provided by
IHS Automotive).

Study: State Incentives Drive Electric Vehicle Sales

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) recently released an interesting report title “Evaluation of state-level U.S. electric vehicle incentives”. Incentives are usually a political mine field, as there are always two sides – those who would like incentives and those who don’t. ICCT focuses on how incentives influence sales…

2 months ago by Mark Kane 24

Select your answers to the questions, You will then have a list of Plug-Ins that will meet your needs and/or desires!

Sierra Club Launches “Pick-a-Plug-In” Online Tool

Our friends over at Sierra Club launched this handy tool called “Pick-a-Plug-In” to help you possibly decide your next plug-in vehicle. As you might expect, some people are not up to snuff when it comes to plug-in vehicles, whether it be plug-in hybrids, range-extended vehicles or all electric. For those…

3 months ago by Mike Anthony 4

Ford To Focus On EVs "Attainable To The Masses"

Ford: We Need “C- And D-Segment Vehicles That Are Very Affordable” For EVs To “Take Off”

Finally, a top executive at a leading automaker has discovered the well-known-to-us formula for electric car success. Jim Buczkowski, Ford’s director of electrical and electronics systems/research and innovation, tells Ward’s Auto at the SAE 2014 Convergence electronics conference: “With gas prices going down, that’s a problem. People are looking at…

3 months ago by Eric Loveday 26

Welcome to California...The  "Plugged In State"

California Electric Vehicle Sales Zip Past 100,000

Occurring a couple of months ago, but not mentioned until now, California has become the first U.S. state to exceed 100,000 cumulative sales of plug-in vehicles. The often vocal Mary Nichols, chairwoman of the California Air Resources Board, commented: “We’ve clearly gotten beyond the point where this is just a…

5 months ago by Eric Loveday 3

lithium battery decline

Subsidy Independent EVs, Solar And Battery Storage By 2020

Last month investment bank UBS  released a report charting the disruptive triangle of solar, EVs, and energy storage. The report claimed that by 2020, payback time for unsubsidized investment in EVs, solar, and battery storage will be as low as 6-8 years – triggering global changes in the energy industry. The report…

5 months ago by Mark Hovis 80