Posts Tagged electric vehicles

The size of the 1917 Detroit Electric Model 68 can't be fully appreciated until you're standing next to it. Its height accommodated for hats, so the roof was much taller than today's cars. Image Credit:  Bearded Mug Media

Electrical Surge As EVs Storm New Jersey Car Shows

Electrical Surge in NJ as EVs Storm Morristown, Madison Events. Fear not, dear weather-loving friends and those without proper surge protection. The type of electrical swell I am referring to is the vehicular kind. You know, the ones you don’t hear coming. Or leave a carbon footprint. Or even emit…

2 months ago by Bryan McCarthy 19

Electric vehicle promotion actions, charging infrastructure, and electric vehicle share of new vehicles in 2014 in the 25 most populous U.S. metropolitan areas (2014 electric vehicle registration data provided by IHS Automotive)

Study: Electric Car Promotion & Uptake In Top 25 U.S. Markets

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) recently released a report titled “Assessment of leading electric vehicle promotion activities in United States cities”. Highlights of the report includes a very interesting graph with a comparison of the 25 most populous metropolitan areas in terms of EV market share (vertical axis),…

4 months ago by Mark Kane 10

Which one do you like?

Former Stig Drives Electric Cars On The Track – Video

Former Top Gear Stig, Ben Collins takes a spin in 7 different mid-range &/or lower-price range plug-in electric cars with 7 different passengers. The 7 passengers were part of this “Daily Telegraph competition winner” thing, and they will be testing these vehicles at the Millbrook test track. In the short video…

4 months ago by Mike Anthony 12

2015 Nissan LEAF

Here’s How To Improve Plug-In Electric Car Sales In U.S.

The National Research Council released a report titled Overcoming Barriers to Deployment of Plug-in Electric Vehicles. According to the study, the main hurdles standing in the way of improving market adoption of EVs are cost, battery performances and inadequate consumer information. How do we address these problems? “Developing less expensive, better performing…

6 months ago by Mark Kane 36

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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…

11 months 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…

11 months ago by Mark Kane 5