Category: ‘ Automotive ’

 

Research Roundup: EV Reports from EEI and UBS

Two new research papers released in recent weeks shed light on the real potential of electric vehicles to upend traditional energy systems as we currently know them. The first report, from Edison Electric Institute, lays out an...

Electric Vehicles: August 2014 Market Snapshot

This month, SAFE and the Electrification Coalition are excited to release our first monthly market snapshot, which covers the latest data on electric vehicle sales, charging infrastructure, fuel prices, and more. Click the infogra...

Two Electric Vehicle Myths: Debunked

There are two common misconceptions as to why electric vehicles might not work for the typical American. The first is that EV owners are “left high and dry” because of an inadequate infrastructure network. The second misconcep...

Together with Grid Enhancements, EVs Make Important Strides

Electric vehicles are a rapidly growing component of the U.S. transportation sector. Last year alone, 97,000 EVs were added to U.S. roads and highways, helping to bring the nation’s total fleet to its current level of 225,00...

China Surges Forward with “New Energy Vehicles”

It wasn’t long ago that the United States was the world’s largest importer of oil. While we maintain the dubious honor of being the world’s largest consumer of said black gold, China has now surpassed the United States a...

Two Record Months of Electric Vehicle Sales

In the Middle East, sectarian violence and geopolitical tensions have boiled over, causing gas prices to rise to near-record levels for this time of year. American motorists are feeling the pinch, as the unexpected cost dampers Fo...

A Declaration of Gasoline Dependence

According to the American Automobile Association (AAA), this Fourth of July weekend, 34.8 million Americans will travel 50 miles or more by car… while facing the highest gas prices in six years. The national average price for a ...

Going Giga with Tesla

In a move that may dramatically increase the number of electric vehicles (EVs) in the United States, Tesla Motors announced plans to construct the world’s largest “gigafactory” in the American Southwest. Under current pl...

VIDEO: Should government help advanced vehicle infrastructure?

With over fifteen plug-in vehicles currently on the market, and three hydrogen vehicles being introduced within the next year, consumers are now benefiting from exciting new choices when it comes to alternative fuel vehicles. For ...

Memorial Day Travel: American Families Pay at the Pump

By Ken Blackwell Mr. Ken Blackwell was Ohio’s Secretary of State from 1999 to 2007. He serves as an advisor to Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE). Summer is officially upon us, and millions of American families will...
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