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READY FOR SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION: REV APPLAUDS GOVERNOR’S TRANSPORTATION INITIATIVES

Renewable Energy Vermont (REV) joined Governor Phil Scott at the press conference on July 11, 2019 regarding vehicle electrification and offered the following statement.

“Recognizing the need for lower cost and carbon free transportation solutions, the Governor smartly proposed the State’s first incentive for electric vehicles and continued investments in necessary public charging stations. As […]

Incentive Updates

Great news – the State of Vermont is making progress on an incentive program for new electric car purchases! The annual transportation bill (H. 529) recently passed the Legislature and is expected to be signed by the governor. This bill included at least $1.1 million toward electric car incentives for Vermont households. Incentives […]

Is New Hampshire EV-Friendly?

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Randy Bryan

According to American Auto Manufacturers statistics, New Hampshire registered 1123 new plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) in 2018, up from 788 in 2017. That’s a 42.5% increase in PEV sales for the year. You might say that’s great growth, but, in fact, it’s a poor showing. Overall, U.S. PEV sales growth […]

Recently Announced Electric Car Models

Rivian SUV. Courtesy photo.

David Robert

Spring has sprung in the Northeast and along with the blossoms and daylight hours, it is also the time when many automakers take the wraps off their 2020 model year vehicles. The annual New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) just ended and here’s an update on some the […]

Way to Go! Awards and Green Mobility Party

June 5, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Statehouse on State Street, Montpelier, VT

Celebrating and Recognizing Green Mobility: Way to Go! encourages everyone to make more efficient travel choices

More Vermont K-12 schools than ever are participating in the statewide Way to Go! program encouraging active, healthful and safer transportation to school. On June 5, […]

Will vehicle automation help or hurt the environment?

By Kate Doughty, Communications Assistant

Many of today’s cars are already available with connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) technologies such as adaptive cruise control and automatic emergency braking. Testing of fully autonomous vehicles is underway in cities and states across the United States, including Arizona, Texas, and Wyoming. And 22 US states and Washington, DC, […]

Haven’t you wondered what electric vehicles are like up close?

Find your nearest Drive Electric Earth Day event!

Transportation is now the largest source of carbon emissions in the U.S. In celebration of Earth Day and the fact that we must transition transportation to be fossil fuel-free, Drive Electric Earth Day events will be showcasing the many shapes […]

Wallingford, VT Bike Safety Day: Rides Again On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

On Saturday, May 11th, from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, The Wallingford, VT Community Bike Safety Day, will host it’s 21st Annual event, at the Wallingford Elementary School. This fun, interactive and collaboratively sponsored event always has something for all ages; from free helmet fitting to an obstacle course, and from bike safety inspections to […]

Our Planetary Garage

Smog surrounding Los Angeles. Image: Wikimedia Commons

John Bos

Here’s a question: how dangerous is it to operate a gasoline engine in a closed garage? The answer is very dangerous, life-threatening in fact. The carbon monoxide emitted by the engine – your lawn mower or snow blower – can reduce the amount […]

Five Years of Pickup-SUV Ads, Really?

Randy Bryan

Sorry, this is an opinion piece. I can’t help myself. I’ve already seen one too many truck and sport utility vehicle (SUV) ads.

Seeing the spectacular rise of Tesla in 2018 has been tremendous. From a hopeful to a real player. They are starting to reach profit stage and redefining the industry. It […]