Chicago Readies Region for EV Charging
Chicago-area municipalities can take advantage of a new grant program to prepare their infrastructure for electric vehicles.
Arizona Building Out its EV Charging Network
The state will add 21 new fast-charging stations in the next two years along interstate highways.
EV Manufacturers Looking to Lighten the Load
Carmakers are working on lighter-weight components that make cars safer and more efficient.
National EV Charging Effort Kicks Off
The first charging station funded by the federal infrastructure law just began operating in Ohio.
Texas to Require Tesla Chargers at Stations
Companies that build EV charging stations will have to include Tesla chargers to be eligible for federal funding.
Road Funding Options: The Alternative to the Alternative
The inverse relationship between electric vehicle sales and gasoline tax revenues has caused the federal government and many states to investigate mileage fees as an alternative funding option to fuel taxes. Iowa is going a different route.
Plan for U.S.-Canada EV Corridor Announced
U.S. and Canadian officials revealed plans for an electric vehicle charging network that will connect Kalamazoo and Quebec City with EV chargers every 50 miles.
Arizona Issues Plan for Statewide Electric Charging Network
The state secured over $70 million in federal funding to design and build out an electric vehicle charging network in a state with often vast distances between destinations.
Report: ‘Outdated’ Regulations Slowing Growth of Electric Car Charging Stations
A lack of regulations and zoning codes tailored to electric vehicle charging infrastructure is hindering the proliferation of charging stations.
Feds Approve Nationwide EV Charging Funds
A key approval from the Federal Highway Administration unlocks funding for electric vehicle charging stations and infrastructure in all states and territories.
Building Electric Vehicle Infrastructure for All
Advocates warn that an inequitable distribution of EV charging facilities could lead to ‘charging deserts’ that will prevent widespread adoption of EVs in low-income communities.
California’s Energy Emergency: Fodder for Democrats and Republicans
What are the lessons to be learned from California's 10-day power grid emergency this month? Democrats and Republicans in Congress have their own takeaways, and both may be right.
California Issues Electrification Plan
To comply with the federal goal of eliminating new gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035, California plans to increase zero-emissions vehicle sales to 35 percent by 2026.
New 'Human-Centered' EV Charging Stations Aim To Improve User Experience
Volkswagen-owned Electrify America plans to make its new charging stations more user-friendly with solar panel awnings and waiting lounges.
'Charging as a Service' Could Accelerate Decarbonization
The proliferation of private EV charging services, coupled with federal investment in charging stations, has the potential to reduce 'charging anxiety' and encourage a faster switch to electric vehicles.
Biden Administration Plans for 500,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
The Biden administration this week took ambitious steps toward a new era of automobile transportation in the United States.
Making The Switch To EVs Requires Robust Charging Infrastructure
With more states outlawing the sales of gas-powered vehicles and the federal government setting ambitious electrification goals, now is the time to invest in critical charging infrastructure.
Sacramento Plans for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
The city wants to install a network of more than 3,000 charging stations, with a focus on underserved communities.
Chuck Schumer Proposes Big Investment in Electric Vehicles
The Senate Majority Leader's plan would pump more than $50 billion into direct incentives for consumers, manufacturers, and property owners.
New Jersey Might Be the Most EV-Friendly State in the Nation
Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday establishing an incentive program for purchasing battery electric vehicles, allowing up to a $5,000 rebate, the nation's highest, plus $500 rebates for home-chargers. EVs are already exempt from sales tax.
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