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OPINION: EV charger accessibility – The time is now

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Do you know who the first widespread electric vehicle (EV) users were? Not Elon Musk. It was not wealthy, nor was it environmentally conscious....

City of Ocala running cleaner routes with electric garbage trucks

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition partnered with the City of Ocala to host a site visit showcasing the city’s new fully electric refuse haulers...

How do EVs impact the energy grid?

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A decade ago, maybe a few thousand people owned electric vehicles. Today, however, millions of drivers rely on electric vehicles (EVs) as their primary...

Tritium celebrates opening of first global EV fast charger manufacturing facility...

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LEBANON, Tenn. August 23, 2022—Tritium DCFC Limited (Nasdaq: DCFC), a global leader in direct current (DC) fast chargers for electric vehicles (EVs), today celebrates the...

Exploring a second life for electric vehicle batteries

As electric vehicles (EVs) become more common within the United States, EV owners and stakeholders must prepare for the many inevitable consequences of the...

Can electrifying railways happen affordably?

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Battery-powered vehicles and electric school buses are two ways the U.S. is trying to focus on decarbonizing the transportation industry. Another hot topic among...

Future of EVs is bright for American families

Having a family often means that purchasing a vehicle comes with a myriad of additional considerations that single adults or couples may not have...

The History of Electric Vehicles

Forms of electric vehicles (EVs) have been around since the early 1800s and have gained major traction within the vehicle industry in the last 10 to...

Orange EV raises $35 million to scale EV trucking solutions

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KANSAS CITY, MO, August 4, 2022 – Orange EV, the EV industry-leading manufacturer with the most heavy-duty zero-emission trucks in operation in the United...

How can we resolve EV battery supply issues?

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The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the global supply chain. Many industries still experience residual effects from the lockdown and labor shortages. One sector facing production...

Drive Electric Colorado featured in Volkswagen’s What Fuels You electric road...

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Drive Electric Colorado was featured in Volkswagen ID.4’s  “What Fuels You? An Electric Road Trip” series with the filmmaker, Erika Gilsdorf, as she traveled...

Volvo CE opens reservations for expanded North American electric machine lineup...

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LONG BEACH, CA – MAY 10, 2022 – Volvo Construction Equipment announced that North American customers can now reserve any of the company’s three...

Penske Truck Leasing & Shell team up for electric truck charging

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READING, Pa., May 9, 2022 – At the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo, Penske Truck Leasing and Shell Recharge Solutions North America announced a...

XL Fleet unveils first all-electric refuse vehicle at WasteExpo 2022

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BOSTON-(BUSINESS WIRE)-XL Fleet Corp., a leading provider of fleet electrification solutions, unveiled at WasteExpo 2022 its first-ever all-electric pre-series unit on the Curbtender Quantum...

Allison Transmission, Xos enter strategic e-Axle partnership, heavy-duty electric vehicle platforms...

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INDIANAPOLIS, May 10, 2022 – Xos, Inc., a leading manufacturer and services provider of Class 5 through Class 8 battery-electric vehicles, powertrains, charging infrastructure, and fleet...

Blue Bird unveils electric vehicle platform at 2022 ACT Expo

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MACON, Ga., May 10, 2022 – Blue Bird Corporation, the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today unveiled a unique Class 5-6 electric...

Enel X launches microgrid at Massachusetts fresh-food service stations, ensuring resiliency

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BOSTON, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ - Enel X, the advanced energy services arm of the Enel Group, and Global Partners LP, one of the Northeast's largest independent owners,...

Phihong launches new flexible EV charging solutions at ACT Expo to...

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LONG BEACH, Calif., May 9, 2022 - Phihong Technology, a leading power supply manufacturer, joins over 250 exhibitors at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT)...

BAE Systems to bring next-generation electric drive system to heavy-duty industrial...

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ENDICOTT, N.Y., May 9, 2022 — BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, will bring its next-generation power and propulsion technology to the heavy-duty industrial vehicle market. The...

Battle Motors picks T-Mobile to connect new Revolutionos™ EV software for...

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What’s the news: Battle Motors has selected T-Mobile for Business as its preferred IoT provider to connect thousands of new electric vehicle (EV) trucks and...

Earth Day: Promoting the importance of sustainability

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – To commemorate Earth Day, Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) invited electric vehicle (EV) drivers, EV enthusiasts and intrigued local and...

Flipping the switch on electric school buses

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Clean Cities, along with the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) has launched a new technical series aimed at educating and assisting school bus fleets interested in...

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities tours Blue Bird facility

On Thursday, April 14, 2022, Antoine Thompson of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) traveled to middle Georgia and toured the Blue Bird...

Putting the e-brakes on refrigeration trucks

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ATLANTA – The race has begun to electrify the United States, and amidst the bustle, something refreshing occurred across three Greater Atlanta food distribution...

Drive Electric Colorado announces Drive Electric Earth Day events

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Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) is a national campaign to support electric vehicle (EV) education and experiences during the month of April. Drive Electric...

Estimating job creation benefits for EV charging infrastructure projects

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When the Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership set out to create a regional electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland and West Virginia...

Drive Electric Colorado publishes ‘EVs in Colorado’ report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the U.S. Department...

10 EV technologies featured at the 2022 Work Truck Show 

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After a hiatus of in-person events, Work Truck Week returned to Indianapolis from March 8 to 10 with a flurry of new technology reveals,...

Work Truck Week, Green Truck Summit wrap up for 2022 season

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After two years of an in-person hiatus, hundreds of industry partners gathered from March 8 to 11 for Work Truck Week 2022.  Work Truck Week...

Ford Pro adds new charging hardware to lineup for commercial EV...

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INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2022 – Ford Pro is aiming to create a smooth transition for commercial customers into an electric future by providing a...

Commercial truck industry reunites at Work Truck Week 2022

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich, March 16, 2022 — There were smiles and handshakes all around when Work Truck Week® 2022 returned to Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, March 8–11....

Crown Point Community School Corp. adds electric bus

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CROWN POINT, Indiana — Crown Point Community School Corporation recently added an electric school bus to its fleet, making it the first district in...

Field testing shows Motiv’s EV truck battery exceeds 150-mile range

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FOSTER CITY, Calif., March 8, 2022 – Motiv Power Systems, the leading innovator of EV vans, trucks, and shuttle buses driving the backbone of urban commerce,...

EAVX debuts collaborative next generation commercial vehicles at Work Truck Week...

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INDIANAPOLIS, March 8, 2022 – EAVX, a business unit of JB Poindexter & Co (JBPCO) which collaborates with advanced electric and alternative power chassis producers as well...

Navistar unveils the NEXT Experience Trailer, announces tour dates

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LISLE, Ill., March 2, 2022 – Navistar has unveiled its NEXT Experience Trailer to highlight the company’s commitment to lead zero-emissions technology adoption for commercial vehicles. The...

The Shyft Group debut last-mile electric delivery vehicle at Work Truck...

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NOVI, Mich., Feb. 8, 2022 — The Shyft Group, the North American leader in specialty vehicle manufacturing, assembly and upfit for the commercial, retail and...

Electric vehicle education effort launched in Alabama, Georgia & Tennessee

The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Clean Cities Georgia and Tennessee Clean Fuels have joined forces and launched a three-month education and awareness campaign to promote modern electric vehicle (EV)...

Understanding the challenges facing General Motors electric vehicles

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Electric vehicles are being hailed as the future of transportation, but the switch from gas to electric might not be as smooth as it...

Enterprising Black women disrupt the electric vehicle industry

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Over the past decade, the electric vehicle ownership trends have remained relatively the same. In a study conducted by Fuels Institute in 2019, it was found...

Argonne National Laboratory tool estimates EV charging station construction employment impacts

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Argonne National Laboratory has launched JOBS EVSE, a tool designed to allow users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction and operation...

Illinois EV sales growing at rapid clip

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Sales of plug-in electric passenger vehicles have grown exponentially in Illinois over the past few years. The chart, "EVs in the State of Illinois,"...

Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office adds all-electric car to fleet

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PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office unveiled the newest addition to its fleet, an all-electric 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E. The vehicle, which is detailed...

OPINION: 2022 poised to be a transformative year for EVs in...

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We all could use a little something to look forward to in 2022. When it comes to electric vehicle adoption and advancement, there is much...

What does it cost to charge an EV in Colorado?

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Electric vehicle (EV) owners have multiple options for charging their vehicles. From plugging your car in at home to using a direct current (DC)...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities to host Charge Ahead Colorado grant workshop

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On Jan. 10, 2022, those who are located in Colorado and are interested in installing a public electric vehicle (EV) charging station at their...

Virginia Clean Cities unveils solar-powered EV charging station

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On Tuesday, Dec. 14, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) unveiled its new solar-powered electric vehicle charging station to the public. Made possible through federal grant funding,...

Vice President Kamala Harris hears Clean Cities Director talk EV equity

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 16, 2021  -- On Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Brandywine, Maryland, Antoine M. Thompson, Executive Director of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition...

Drive Electric Virginia hosts inaugural forum

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Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) hosted the Inaugural Drive Electric Virginia Forum on Nov. 17 with a lineup of speakers covering a wide range of topics...

Drive Electric Colorado launches e-bike resource

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Drive Electric Colorado has launched their newest electric bike resource - a page dedicated to everything electric bikes. This resource provides comprehensive information about what...

EV group buy program re-launches in Northern Colorado

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Fort Collins, Colo. – The successful annual Electric Vehicle Group Buy program is back! From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30, or while supplies last,...

Northeast alternative fuel manufacturers showcased in Queens

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On Sept. 22, 2021, flanked by the legendary Unisphere in Queens, Empire Clean Cities (ECC) held their 12th Annual Stakeholder Meeting in conjunction with...

Electric terminal truck available for demonstration across the US

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In 2020, the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, announced the deployment of all-electric trucks under...

City of Goshen to host Electric Vehicle Expo

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GOSHEN, INDIANA – The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South...

The Future of Transportation Day planned for Wisconsin state capitol

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MADISON, WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Clean Cities and RENEW Wisconsin are partnering to co-host The Future of Transportation Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol on...

EVs shine at Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference

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Clean Fuels Ohio organized an electric vehicle exhibition as part of this year’s Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference. Fifteen state legislators took...

South Shore Clean Cities, members awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen...

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds...

Drive Electric Colorado works with EV educator Nigel Zeid

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Nigel Zeid, former EV Ambassador for Boulder Nissan, is starting a new chapter in his electric vehicle (EV) experience as an independent EV Educator....

Northern Colorado Clean Cities connects with new stakeholders, hosts Ride &...

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Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) is making connections with new stakeholders, including local utilities such Mountain Parks Electric, United Power, and Xcel Energy; the...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s electric vehicle future is now

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What was your dream vehicle when you were growing up? The types of vehicles we desire when we’re young tend to be slick hot rods...

Test drive new EVs at Greeley Farmers’ Market

Greeley, Colorado – Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and intrigued local and regional residents are invited to attend the Greeley Farmers’ Market Electric Vehicle Ride...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

Drive Electric Colorado aims to increase electric vehicle adoption

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DENVER, CO – Drive Electric Colorado, along with its partners across the state, announces updated resources that provide individual consumers with information about electric vehicles in...

Drive Electric Colorado joins the Global EV Alliance

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DENVER, CO – Drive Electric Colorado announced its official membership in the Global EV Alliance, the newly formed multinational, grassroots non-profit organization that collects best practices,...

Teacher, EV Club president rideshares in Tesla Model 3

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Rideshare driving is a popular side-hustle or full-time job. Driving an electric vehicle may be the best way to maximize your earnings as drivers...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Electric trucks deliver savings, silence

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Sport peppers, relish, tomatoes, onions, celery salt and mustard piled high on a poppyseed bun: Those are the ingredients of a world-famous Chicago hot...

Mustang Mach-E Road Trip: Denver to Santa Fe

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Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition program Drive Electric Colorado recently featured travelers Patrick and Liv’s Mach-E EV road trip adventure. Here they discuss their...

Alabama governor plans for first US graphite processing plant

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced on June 22 that Westwater Resources Inc. plans to build a first-of-its-kind advanced graphite processing plant in Coosa County,...

Here comes the supply crunch: 2021 EV Market Trends

It’s a big year for the American electric vehicle industry and EV market. Electric vehicle (EV) sales had every reason to underperform in 2020....

Lightning eMotors, Denver Metro host EV Ride & Drive

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Lightning eMotors provides fleets with high-quality electric commercial vehicles, services and charging solutions. They add their electric drivetrain to popular vehicle chassis to provide...

Denver Metro interviews Redmark, advanced fuels future plans

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Kris Kielty founded Redmark in 2016 to be the leading service company in the advanced fuels industry. He began his career in 1990 with...

Denver Metro Clean Cities explains SPACs, EV market

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Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCC) recently held a “What the SPAC?” webcast conversation aimed at explaining what Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are and...

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. hosts open house

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. invited fleets to their future headquarters and vehicle development facility in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. About...

Low-income communities see less EV adoption, fewer benefits

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In Ohio and across the country, higher income, predominantly white communities see EV adoption at disproportionately higher rates than their Black and low-income counterparts....

Tennessee announces EV fast-charging network partnership

On Feb. 3, 2021, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced an unprecedented partnership to develop...

WEBINAR: Medium- & Heavy-Duty Electric Operations

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Attendees heard about a variety of options available for their operations, upcoming funding opportunities and how Clean Cities coalitions can help them with the...

Blue Bird electric bus deployed by Indiana school district

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Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) has received a Blue Bird electric-powered school bus as part of a sustainability movement. This Indiana school district has...

North Carolina medium and heavy-duty electrification

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Electrification of the transportation sector is one of the most significant levers available to dial back the production and emission of harmful climate-changing greenhouse...

All-electric terminal yard trucks make case for zero-emissions freight handling

Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which houses the Kansas City Regional and Central Kansas Clean Cities Coalitions, is excited to announce the deployment of all-electric zero-emission...

The City of Bloomington: A Sustainable Leader

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The transportation sector is among the top generators of greenhouse gas emissions in Indiana and a leading contributor to emissions nationwide. Many cities throughout...

DSNY demonstrates new Mack LR EV for Climate Week NYC

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During Climate Week NYC 2020, truck manufacturing company Mack Trucks announced the delivery of an electric refuse model to the New York City Department...

Drive Electric Colorado launches EV scavenger hunt

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Drive Electric Colorado is the newest initiative aimed at educating individual consumers about electric vehicles, presenting information about charging and providing details about electric...

Webinar Wednesday with Louisiana Clean Fuels

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The webinar above is titled "Preparing Utilities for EVs." This is a part of Louisiana Clean Fuels' Webinar Wednesday series that is now live...

McGavic Outdoor Power: Zipping across Indiana University’s

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As students begin to return to Indiana University’s Bloomington campus for the start of the Fall semester, they might notice something different about the...

Clean and green: New electric transit buses in Baton Rouge

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Have you seen the smart looking green and yellow Capital Area Transit System buses driving around Baton Rouge? These “green” new buses are so...

WEBINAR: Electric Vehicle Equity Webinar

Join Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC), the Colorado Energy Office (CEO), Grid Alternatives, and Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP) on this one hour webinar...

WEBINAR: Medium & Heavy Duty Electric Vehicles

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This online event is the second installment in the Wisconsin Virtual Electric Vehicle Series presented in partnership with RENEW Wisconsin & Wisconsin Clean Cities....

Empire Clean Cities launches Mission Electric

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In July, Empire Clean Cities officially launched Mission Electric, a campaign and information center to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), cut...

Wisconsin town debuts new public electric vehicle charging hub

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HUDSON, WISCONSIN -- The Hampton Inn & Suites in Hudson, Wisconsin is now home to a new public electric vehicle charging hub, thanks in...

Charge Ahead Colorado: Real estate developers rethink EVs

June 30, 2020 (FORT COLLINS, Colo.)— Real estate agent Paul Schnaitter took the initiative and implemented the first level 2 electric vehicle charging stations...

The Oklahoma EVolution

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What do you get when a state creates a tax incentive to build alternative fuel filling stations and a major auto manufacturer is forced...

WEBINAR: Electric vehicle charging workshop

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The Greater Indiana Clean Cities coalition partnered with EVUnited to present this electric vehicle charging workshop. The demand and investment into electric vehicles (EV) are...

OPINION: Support domestic fuels this Independence Day

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Flipping the calendar to July always brings with it the excitement and anticipation of the July 4 Independence Day holiday. I consider myself a pretty...

WEBINAR: Funding the transition to an electric school bus fleet

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On June 25, 2020, New York State Clean Cities Coalitions, Highland Electric Transportation and the New York Association for Pupil Transportation co-hosted an electric school bus webinar with...

South Shore Clean Cities brings first electric school bus to Indiana

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Carmel, IN — Carmel Clay Schools on June 24 welcomed the first all-electric school bus to Indiana, project partners announced. This is a part...

Webinar: Learn to commercialize battery-electric freight trucks

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This webinar consists of three presenters: two presenters from Volvo Group North America, Dawn Fenton and Aravind Kailas, and one presenter from NFI, Jim...

California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project discusses EV incentives

In this webinar, the California Clean Vehicle Rebate Project covered the benefits of fleet electrification and discussed available incentive programs. A representative from the...

Alternative fuel corridor signage on the horizon for Louisiana

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In 2018, Louisiana submitted a proposal to the FHWA to have Alternative Fuels Corridor signage installed along our interstate highways. Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality says in their March...

Paying for the roads: EV road usage and registration fees

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The federal government and the states fund highway construction and maintenance through taxes on gasoline and diesel fuel. Over the years, the revenue to...

EV Guide: So, you’ve been thinking about an electric vehicle?

Electric vehicles (EVs) have become increasingly popular as they’ve grown more affordable and available in the United States. EV owners enjoy reduced maintenance and...