Atlas shrugs off gasoline creates electric suburbs

Volta creates a product called Atlas This week upstart electric car company Polestar talked with Volta a company that has created Atlas, an EV charging station placement conforming to existing driver behavior. The electric highway and electric home are in the process of creation. The electric suburb, based on where you travel daily is an [...]

Park your car at Yosemite and bikeshare

People-powered transit for Yosemite The Yosemite Conservancy has been making the Yosemite visitor experience more pleasing since 1923. Two years ago, the funding started for a bike-sharing project, and it is going strong today. Since COVID-19, many countries are not allowing US citizens to visit their countries. This has inspired more people to take to [...]

By |2020-09-14T16:55:23-07:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: California, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|0 Comments

Everything you ever wanted to know about EVs

VW starts its electric strategy The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a global strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat global climate change. Electric vehicle owners know the [...]

EV sales to reach 7.6% US market share in 2026

IHS Markit forecast that in 2026 there will be more than 130 models in the U.S. market that will offer electrified propulsion systems. IHS Markit U.S. perspective Stephanie Brinley, a principal automotive analyst at IHS Markit, reports that the number of E.V.s on offer to U.S. consumers is set to explode in the coming years, [...]

2018 Plug-in hybrids and EVs for sale

There were over 500,000 electrified vehicles on America's roads in 2015. While that is a significant increase from the 70,000 in 2012, it is still fewer than predicted for U.S. cars on the roads. EV sales are increasing, up over 37% in 2016. As more PHEV and EV SUVs come on the market, we will [...]

Sales of electric cars draining CVRP bank in California

The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project (CVRP) reports that funding is needed for the five million electric vehicles projected to come online. While that might be a good problem to have, it needs to be addressed. What are the options for balancing the rebate program? Could California offer to pay a dollar rebate or access to [...]

Hyundai remotely changes parking places when EV is finished charging

It's the ultimate in EV charging to relocate to another parking space so that the charging unit is available to another EV user that needs to charge their vehicle. But sometimes work gets in the way of gentility. Hyundai is bringing civility back to the world of charging. The System won't be available until 2025 [...]

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

I was having a discussion with an acquaintance recently about zero emission vehicles and the how dirty the Fresno/Bakersfield area is. He rightly noted that transportation is light-duty vehicles are just a fraction of the emissions in those counties. He said he was not making a case for either Electric Vehicles nor hydrogen, and said [...]

California Electric Vehicle Sales Increase

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California green vehicle market continues to experience growth throughout the state, especially with increasing electric vehicles sales which now make up 3.1 percent of total new vehicle sales year to date, an increase from 2.4 percent this time last year. However, according to the California Green Vehicle Report, the overall California [...]

clean cars affordable for lower-income Californians

OAKLAND — The California Air Resources Board today announced a new statewide grant and loan program to help lower-income consumers across California get into the cleanest new and used cars on the market. The Clean Vehicle Assistance Program to use initial $5 million to provide grants and loans for new and used clean cars. The [...]

By |2018-09-10T14:14:38-07:00September 10th, 2018|Categories: Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: |0 Comments
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