Can Electric Pickup Trucks Save the Grid in Texas?

Credit to Author: RMI| Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2021 17:01:17 +0000

Electric Pickups Can’t Carry the Load on Their Own, but They’ll Sure Help

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We Need More Vehicles Like The Ford F150 Lightning: An African Perspective

Credit to Author: Remeredzai Joseph Kuhudzai| Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2021 16:35:20 +0000

I spend most of my time in East and Southern Africa. Nations in these parts of the world currently face sharply contrasting situations in the electricity sector. In Southern Africa, people in South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe experience regular and in some instances prolonged outages as the power companies in the respective countries fail to […]

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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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These 5 Plugin Vehicle Models Would Benefit Most From Proposed US EV Tax Credit Update (Chart)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 05 Jun 2021 00:00:55 +0000

As we reported recently, there’s a big cleantech bill moving through the US Congress that would revive, extend, and expand the zero-emission vehicle tax credit in various ways. Our friend Loren McDonald over at EVAdoption looked at the details model by model and has provided a table showing how much the max tax credit would […]

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Ford & Sunrun Team Up To Make V2H Technology A Reality. Is V2G Next?

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 30 May 2021 11:00:40 +0000

Ford and Sunrun will work together to make vehicle to home technology affordable for F-150 Lightning customers.

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The F-150 Lightning Shows Us How To Make EV Maintenance Easier

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 14:35:03 +0000

A few days ago, James May put out a video showing us a minor problem he ran into that became something a lot more serious, and it can teach us something important about EVs: some of them are a lot harder to work on than others. To quickly recap: His 12-volt battery went dead (“flat” […]

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Tesla: The Elephant In The EV Room Who Lives In Everyone’s Heads, Rent-Free

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Mon, 24 May 2021 04:19:04 +0000

Watching the fanfare and haterfare that surrounded the release of the electric F-150 Lightning was quite the show. The reveal of the truck was unusual in just about every way it could be unusual, including an EV speech by Joe Biden that completely left Tesla out, despite the company’s high relevance to the things he […]

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