Only about 12%–30% of the energy from the fuel you put in a conventional vehicle is used to move it down the road. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline inefficiencies or used to power accessories. In an electric vehicle, about 72%–94% of the energy is used to move it down […]
National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles. Find events in your area at https://driveelectricweek.org/
Electric vehicles will put a smile on your face.
Would you have a big smile on your face if you could undermine the oil and gas industry, protect our climate, and #Resist Trump’s rollback of environmental protections all at the same time?
You can, and it’s fun! Check out a National […]
Hilltop Chevrolet’s Chevy Volt in front of the Concord, NH State House during Drive Electric Week in September 2017. Photo courtesy Catherine Corkery, NH Sierra Club.
By Randy Bryan, co-Founder Drive Electric NH
Get ready! On Saturday, September 8th, the Sierra Club of NH will host the eighth annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) […]
By Eric Junga
Automakers are rolling out an impressive suite of fuel-saving technologies just as the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) seek to roll back vehicle efficiency and emissions standards. Many of these technologies will be applied to full-size pickups, the perennial poster child for going easy on domestic […]
Autonomous Waymo Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivan undergoing testing in Los Altos, California. Image: Wikimedia Commons, Author Dllu
By Randy Bryan, Co-Founder Drive Electric NH
I have been thinking about this question for some time now. Like a picture puzzle, lots of little pieces (facts and opinions on autonomous vehicles), but I had no sense […]
Remi relaxes in her mobile dog house. Credit: Greg Whitchurch.
The reviews, the government agency reports, and the science are in: electric cars are faster, more powerful, quieter, more comfortable, cleaner, less polluting, safer to ride in (http://bit. do/ev-safety) and cheaper than Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) cars. So why do people still […]
Thanks to a partnership between the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) and Nissan, NHEC members can take $5,000 off the price of a new, all-electric 2018 Nissan LEAF, or qualified buyers can choose 0% APR for 72 months.
The $5,000 rebate is taken off the Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) and comes on top of […]
2017 Drive Electric Week event in White River Junction, Vermont. Courtesy Drive Electric VT
By David Roberts
Are you curious about electric cars? If so, visiting an electric car demonstration event is a great way to learn more about them. There is no better time to do this than National Drive Electric Week (NDEW). […]
By Randy Bryan, Drive Electric NH
I have talked a lot about the future of electric cars, but there’s a lot to be said about the immediate future, too. Namely, should your next car be a plug-in?
A recent national survey of car owners showed interest in buying an electric car increased […]