Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)

2018 Plug-in hybrids and EVs for sale

By |2019-04-08T13:46:15-07:00April 4th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Plugin-electric vehicles, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , |

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 [...]

The argument for ZEV vehicles in California

By |2018-12-03T20:16:49-07:00December 3rd, 2018|Categories: #climatechange, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , , , |

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 [...]

clean cars affordable for lower-income Californians

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

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 [...]

DrivetheARC charges your Nissan Leaf for free

By |2018-07-16T12:59:54-07:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

I parked my Nissan Leaf at the charging station in front of Savemart in Auburn, CA, clicked on start, put my EVgo card up to scan, and it didn't work. I was just about to try it again when another Leaf driver got out of his car, put his iPhone up to the charger and [...]

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