5 Ways Rural Drivers Benefit from Electric Vehicles

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 07 Nov 2021 17:12:13 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Maria Cecilia Pinto de Moura   An electric lifestyle would be a boon to our rural heartland. Rural drivers stand to benefit the most from switching to an electric vehicle (EV), regardless of the state they live in or the type of vehicle they drive. Rural communities across […]

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Why Tesla Has Sold Over One Million Model 3 Electric Vehicles — From An Owner

Credit to Author: Arthur Frederick (Fritz) Hasler| Date: Sat, 04 Sep 2021 08:20:06 +0000

First, it is an amazing accomplishment for a startup car company like Tesla to even cross 1 million sales of a single model, let alone become capable of producing a million cars per year. This has become possible at Tesla because of Tesla’s production ramp in its California factory and its China gigafactory. With the […]

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Electric Vehicles Are The Future — Yes, Even In Your Neck Of The Woods

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 19 Aug 2021 03:35:16 +0000

Originally published by Union of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Katherine Catalano We’re in the midst of a major technological shift in the way we transport people and goods, the likes of which we haven’t seen since we first embraced Henry Ford’s new invention and let our horses focus on showjumping. I’m talking about the shift from […]

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EVs & Tree Huggers

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Sat, 31 Jul 2021 20:40:39 +0000

I recently had an interesting conversation with a conservationist. She invited me to a tree planting and I declined. She thought it strange even when I told her the reason, which I’ll come back to in a moment. Brisbane City Council is doing its part planting trees to line the street on which I live. […]

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It’s Just Got To Be BEV

Credit to Author: David Waterworth| Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2021 16:30:19 +0000

Only 100% battery electric vehicles (BEVs) have the potential to create the deep cuts in greenhouse gas emissions in the transport sector that the world needs to avoid catastrophic climate change. BEVs will become more efficacious as the grid gets greener around the globe. But what about hybrids, hydrogen fuel cells, biofuels, and electrofuels? Hybrids […]

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Do Electric Vehicles Pollute As Much As Gas-Powered Ones?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Sun, 25 Jul 2021 01:00:42 +0000

Only full battery electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel-cell EVs have the potential to be very low-GHG pathways.

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As Predicted, Electric Vehicles Are Getting Cleaner

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 22:10:17 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists, The Equation. By Elliott Negin As electric vehicle (EV) aficionados like to say, the cleaner the grid, the cleaner the EV. That certainly rings true. Unlike gasoline-fueled vehicles, all-electric vehicles don’t emit tailpipe pollution of any kind, smog-forming or climate change-creating. But given that EVs are charged by electricity, they […]

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Driving Electric Cars Is Much Better For Climate & Air Quality Than Driving Gas Cars

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 00:16:52 +0000

Courtesy of Union Of Concerned Scientists. By David Reichmuth, Senior Engineer, Clean Transportation Program Electric vehicles have a high profile right now, with EVs featuring prominently in the Biden administration’s and Congress’s plans and also important new vehicle announcements from major automakers like Ford. But what are the climate benefits from switching from gasoline to electricity? While it’s obvious that […]

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Nevada Aims to Plug Vehicles into Renewable Energy

Credit to Author: NRDC| Date: Wed, 02 Jun 2021 22:00:08 +0000

Courtesy of NRDC. By Max Baumhefner & Dylan Sullivan  With bipartisan support, Nevada’s legislature passed a bill that would help the state drive on cleaner, cheaper electricity. Senate Bill (SB) 448 (Brooks) would speed the approval of transmission lines needed to move low-cost, renewable electricity across the region and would accelerate the deployment of cars, trucks, and buses fueled by […]

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