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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 […]

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 […]

The Cheap Gas Station in Your Garage

Image: Flickr/Steve Jurvetson

What if you could go to a new gas station and fill up for 60 cents per gallon? How much would that save you and your family on fuel every month? Well, there’s no need to go to the gas station to get this great deal. Now, you can fuel up […]

Vermont Green Transportation Challenge Incentive Program for K-12 Schools

May 22 Deadline to Sign-up and Earn Points for a Chance to Win

Walk to School Day, Miller’s Run School, Sheffield, VT Credit: Soph Hall

Deb Sachs

Way to Go! to School, an award winning, incentive-based program encourages everyone to make smart travel choices to school (i.e., walk, bike, carpool and […]

Vermont Considers Regulating Electric Car Charging

PEV include both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Sources: PEV registrations – U.S. Department of Energy analysis of IHS Automotive data. Population – U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, Annual Estimates of the Resident Population. Courtesy: U.S. Department of Energy.David Roberts

Greater availability of new and used plug-in electric vehicle (EV) models combined with […]