Category: ‘ Electrification ’

 

A Look at the Next Generation of Electric Vehicles

People began filling the main atrium of the National Building Museum early on a chilly Wednesday morning, greeted by the welcome sight of a table full of DC’s famous Astro Doughnuts and hot coffee. While tasty creations are the ...

Are Automotive Dealers Pulling Their Weight Selling EVs?

For many consumers, car shopping can be difficult. Between vehicle trade-ins, loan approvals, and auto price negotiations, the process of actually buying a vehicle can be long and stressful. They hope that, along the way, there wi...

September 2014: EV Market Snapshot

In September, electric vehicle sales dropped off slightly, following four record-setting months of summer sales. One possible explanation is that the slight drop in gas prices had an impact on consumers' cost-benefit perceptions. ...

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...

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...

McKenna: BlueIndy is a National Security Triumph

Tim McKenna is Vice President of Government Relations at Rockwood Holdings. A national energy security advocate, McKenna attended the launch of the groundbreaking BlueIndy electric vehicle carsharing service in Indianapolis.   ...

Electric Vehicles are Saving Drivers Money in Northern Colorado

Fox 31 Denver has taken a look at how electric vehicles are saving local Coloradoans in a recent video report. The five minute segment, filmed with Drive Electric Northern Colorado in Fort Collins, showcases the latest EV model av...

Do Automotive Dealerships Want to Sell Electric Cars?

Earlier this week, Consumer Reports released a study confirming a long-standing impression among many electric vehicle (EV) shoppers: some dealers do not know much about plug-in electric vehicle models, and in some cases, actively...

Carl Pope: This Earth Day – Ditching Oil for Good

This blog is a guest post by Carl Pope, former Executive Director of the Sierra Club, and current Principal, Inside Straight Strategies.  Earth Day is not only an opportunity to consider greater stewardship of our planet ...

Bill O’Reilly: Support EVs to “Get Away from OPEC and Putin.”

On his last two episodes of the Fox News program the “The O’Reilly Factor,” leading conservative thought leader Bill O’Reilly strongly expressed his support for electric vehicles (EVs) in order to improve America’s e...
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